1 AND 2, BATTENHALL PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1359586

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Statutory Address: 1 AND 2, BATTENHALL PLACE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 1 AND 2, BATTENHALL PLACE

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 85536 54178

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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).



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Legacy System number: 488524

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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