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Hostel House

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1876 / 52°11'15"N

Longitude: -2.2206 / 2°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 385011

OS Northings: 254392

OS Grid: SO850543

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.WYY

Mapcode Global: VH92T.G8DV

Entry Name: Hostel House

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488652

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Worcester St Nicholas and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO8554SW COLLEGE GREEN
620-1/20/160 (South side)
22/05/54 No.5
Hostel House
(Formerly Listed as:
COLLEGE GREEN
(South side)
No.5)

GV II

House. Mid C18 with later additions and alterations. New wing
to rear right 1906 by A. Hill Parker, replaced coach house and
granary. Painted brick with stone sills. Plain clay tile roof,
dentilled eaves and parapeted end-gables. 3 brick stacks to
rear roof slope, all with oversailing detail and pots. Timber
door canopy
PLAN: Double-fronted, double-depth 2 storeys and attics.
2-window range to left projects forward under hipped roof.
Full-height canted bay to right under hipped roof. 7 (2:2:3)
first-floor windows. 6/6 sashes throughout, those to bay in
plain reveals otherwise near-flush, all with sills and flat
gauged brick arches with capped keystones; 2 centre
first-floor windows have thick glazing bars. Stone step to
right of entre entrance, 6-panel door, all raised and fielded;
3-pane overlight; corniced canopy on shaped brackets. 3
cambered-roof dormers with paired side-hung casements of 6, 8,
and 3-panes.
INTERIOR: early C19 joinery, including panelled doors in
moulded timber architraves, and marble fireplaces. Staircase
of 1906, with tapered newels and stick balusters.
All the listed buildings in College Green are part of a
significant group forming the setting for Worcester Cathedral
(qv) to the north side. The rear boundary wall to Nos. 2-6
College Green (qqv) is part of the Monastic Precinct Wall
(Scheduled Ancient Monument).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire:
Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 334; Worcester Cathedral
Publications: Knowles Joan M: College Green Worcester
1800-1900: Worcester: 1995-).

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