24 AND 26, ALBANY TERRACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1359610
Date first listed:
08-Mar-1974
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Mar-2001
Statutory Address:
24 AND 26, ALBANY TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
24 AND 26, 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 84516 55782

Details

SO8455NE 620-1/8/11

WORCESTER, ALBANY TERRACE (North side), Nos. 24 AND 26

(Formerly Listed as: Nos.6-30 (Even) ALBANY TERRACE (North side))

08/3/74

GV II

2 semi-detached houses, numbered right to left, described left to right. c1820-40 with later additions and alterations. 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 similar but brick with oversailing detail and pots. Double-depth plan with entrances in return elevations. 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 extension link to left, porch to right return elevation. 3 ground-floor windows are 6/6 sashes as first-floor, all in plain reveals with sills; right-hand opening is 5-panel glazed door with side-lights. Glazed light-wells to basement windows of left-hand house. Entrance to left-hand house in single-storey link set back between left return and adjacent house to the left, No.28 (qv) Albany Terrace; door recessed behind archway, 5 flush-beaded panels; linking-range has curvilinear coped parapet with central ball; first-floor extension above link, semi-circular headed fixed window with coloured glazing to margin-lights. Lead flat-roof dormer with 3/3 sash. Splayed right-return faces onto York Place, centre bay break forward, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing matches Albany Terrace (south) elevation. Central Tuscan-style porch, partially recessed into break forward, basket arch profile to architrave soffit; 5 roll-edged stone steps to 6-panel door, upper panels raised and fielded, bottom pair of panels flush-beaded; matching panelled reveals and arch soffit; fanlight. 8/8 sash to right of entrance, 6/6 sash to left of entrance, first-floor 6/6, all in plain reveals with sills. Small single-light semi-circular arch-headed window to immediate left of entrance. INTERIORS: noted as retaining some original features including panelled shutters and ornate plaster cornices. Note: Nos 24 and 26 are of similar appearance to Nos 6-22 (even) (qv) and 28 and 30 (qv) Albany Terrace. HISTORICAL NOTE: Albany Terrace is situated at N side of Britannia Square (qv) and forms part of one of Worcester's important Regency developments.



Legacy

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Legacy System number:
488473
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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