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1 AND 2, BATTENHALL PLACE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: 1 AND 2, BATTENHALL PLACE

List entry Number: 1359586

Location

1 AND 2, BATTENHALL PLACE

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488524

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8554SE BATTENHALL PLACE 620-1/21/51 (South East side) 22/5/54 Nos.1 AND 2

GV II

Pair of semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco and brick. Slate roof with parapeted gables, stone coping to the left, brick to right; mutular eaves. Party-wall ridge stack, further stack to left gable, both with oversailing detail and pots. Timber doorcases. Lead roof and cheeks to dormer. Double-depth plan, each house has central lobby entrance. Symmetrical facade. 2 storeys with attic and cellar. 5 (2:1:2) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes sills, plinth, chamfered rustication to ground-floor terminated by plain band over window heads; first-floor lined to represent ashlar with false quoins flanked by brick piers of gable ends; rusticated aprons below first-floor windows; channelled wedge lintels to window openings, that to centre ground-floor is stepped with lion's head in relief to keystone; window above has eared architrave and semicircular arched head with fluted radial shell motif to tympanum, swag above. Windows are all 6/6 in near-flush frames; centre window to each floor is false. Matching entrances with stone steps to 6-panel door, all raised and fielded; fanlight to left is plain, that to right is a petal design; pilaster doorcase with frieze and cornice; relief decoration includes acanthus leaves, putti and musical instruments. Central dormer with cambered roof; central mullion with 3/3 sash to each side. Sash windows to returns, flat gauged brick arches with keystones. INTERIOR: not inspected. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 335).



Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 335

National Grid Reference: SO 85536 54178

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