16 AND 18, ALBANY TERRACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359608
Date first listed:
08-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jun-2001
Statutory Address:
16 AND 18, ALBANY TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
16 AND 18, ALBANY 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 84552 55801

Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE ALBANY TERRACE 620-1/8/9 (North side) 08/3/74 Nos.16 AND 18 (Formerly Listed as: ALBANY TERRACE (North side) Nos.6-30 (Even))

GV II

2 semi-detached houses, numbered right to left, described left to right. c1820-40 with later additions and alterations.

MATERIALS: painted stucco over brick, hipped slate roof. 2 party-wall stacks, stucco to front roof slope with cornice and pots, stack to rear roof slope in brick with oversailing detail and pots. Left and right returns are brick. Replacement cast-iron area railings at left. PLAN: double-depth plan with entrances in return elevations. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and basement. 4 (2:2) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes sills, plinth, corner pilasters with capitals, simple frieze with moulded upper edge and recessed rectangular panels; stucco scored to represent ashlar; incised curvilinear panels to entrance link to left. 4 ground-floor windows are 6/6 sashes as first-floor; all in plain reveals with sills. C20 railings to area of left-hand house, access steps. 2 individual light-wells to basement windows of right-hand house. Entrance to left-hand house in single-storey link set back between left return and adjacent house to the left; 5-panel door, bottom pair flush-beaded, centre and upper panels raised and fielded; divided overlight and radial pattern fanlight with segmental margin-glazing. Link range has curvilinear coped parapet with central ball. Entrance to right-hand house in set-back single-storey link with adjacent house to right, No.14 (qv) Albany Terrace; entrance door as left-hand house; extra-height radial pattern fanlight with segmental margin-glazing. 2-storey wings to rear. INTERIORS: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: Albany Terrace is situated at N side of Britannia Square (qv) and forms part of one of Worcester's important Regency developments. Nos 16 and 18 are of similar appearance to Nos 6-14 (even) and 20-30 (even) Albany Terrace (qv). (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 334).



Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
488471
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 334

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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