NO 4 WITH ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359572
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jun-2001
Statutory Address:
4, BARBOURNE TERRACE
Statutory Address:
NO 4 WITH ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 4, BARBOURNE TERRACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
4, BARBOURNE TERRACE
Statutory Address:
NO 4 WITH ATTACHED AREA RAILINGS, 4, BARBOURNE TERRACE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Worcester (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 84540 56238

Details

WORCESTER

SO8456SE BARBOURNE TERRACE 620-1/6/36 (North side) 05/04/71 No.4 with attached area railings

GV II

Villa, now multiple offices, with attached area railings. c1850 with later additions and alterations including mid C20 wing to east return. Red brick with stone and painted-stucco dressings under hipped Roman-tile roofs. Ornate chimneys comprising brick shaft with raised panels rising from stucco plinth and with corniced stucco cap and hexagonal post; central stack to main block has four flues in cruciform plan, stack to rear wall of entrance tower is rectangular with 3pots. Iron scrollwork weather-vane to tower roof. Wrought-iron steps and area railings. PLAN: main block to east with central hall and staircase, tower set back to west return with projecting entrance porch. Right-half of elevation breaks forward. Italianate style. Main block: 2-storeys, 2 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes chamfered rusticated quoins; moulded plinth; continuous sill band to first-floor windows; moulded frieze and modillion cornice; moulded architraves to windows; pilasters to left ground-floor French-window with stylised petal motif to capitals. First-floor windows 6/6 sashes, that to left is tripartite flanked by 2/2 sashes; left ground-floor tripartite window projects under hipped lead roof, 1/2 flanking sashes to central French window with overlight, accessed by 'flying' steps in open grille design over area; right ground-floor is tall 2/4 sash accessed by 4 roll-edged stone steps. Blind boxes to first-floor and ground floor. Tower: 3-storeys, 1 first-floor window. Stucco detailing includes open porch with keystones, moulded imposts and architraves to semi-circular arches, cornice and panelled blocking course with raised elliptical central feature containing petal motif in relief and flanked by scrolled brackets; sill band and cornice continue from main block; quoins to ground- and first-floors, panelled clasping pilasters above linked by plain frieze. 6/6 sash to first-floor, 3/3 to second. Flight of 4 roll-edged steps to porch with ceramic tiled floor, stone vase balustrade to west and blind eastern arches, semi-circular headed entrance door with 8 raised and fielded panels. Three 6/6 sashes to first-floor of east return; west return has 1/2 semi-circular headed sashes with coloured glass to margin-lights on ground floor with 6/6 and 3/3 sashes above. INTERIOR: Blind-arcaded hallway, original joinery including panelled doors and dogleg staircase with turned vase balusters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: area railings have cross and circle motifs. HISTORICAL NOTE: Said by Gwilliam to have been built for Thomas Chalk by Henry Day [according to Colvin, Henry was probably the son of architect Charles Day who practised in Worcester and where he was County Surveyor in the 1830's; his principal work was The Shire Hall, Worcester (qv)](Gwilliam HW: Old Worcester: 1977-: 60).



Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
488511
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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