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12 and 12a, College Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1877 / 52°11'15"N

Longitude: -2.2219 / 2°13'18"W

OS Eastings: 384928

OS Northings: 254412

OS Grid: SO849544

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.WL8

Mapcode Global: VH92T.F8RQ

Entry Name: 12 and 12a, College Green

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488656

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

SO85SW COLLEGE GREEN
620-1/3/164 (West side)
22/05/54 Nos.12 AND 12A
(Formerly Listed as:
COLLEGE GREEN
(West side)
No.12)

GV II

House, now school. Late C16/early C17, with earlier origins
and later additions and alterations c1844-5 for Canon Ryle
Wood by Harvey Eginton, architect with Mr Fortey, builder at a
cost of ,750. On site of monastic shrine keeper (or tumbary).
Brick, painted with timber-framing to gable end and plain tile
roof; mid C19 brick diagonal stacks, with axial and left end
stacks and 2 further stacks to rear range.
PLAN: 3-unit plan with through-passage to left of axial stack
heating central hall chamber. Exterior: Late C18 rear right
wing, with other rear extensions of mid C19. 2 storeys, partly
on basement, 2 first-floor windows with ranges to west (rear)
and south. Off-centre left entrance a 4-panel door in plain
architrave and Doric porch. First floor has 8/8 sashes, ground
floor has 2/2 sashes; a cambered-arched opening, now blocked,
between windows to each floor. Right return: first floor has
6/6 sash; square panel of timber-framing in gable and 9-pane
fixed light window in flush frame. Left (south) return has
mainly 4- and 6-light mullion and transom windows. Rear range
has 8/8 sashes.
INTERIOR: clear evidence of former timber-frame in mostly
concealed front range; early C19 panelled doors, cornicing and
joinery and mid C19 open-well stair with 'Gothic Revival'
detail to rear.
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 Buildings of England: Pevsner: N: Worcestershire:
Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 316; Knowles J: College Green:
Worcester. 1800-1900.: Worcester: 1995-: 23; RCHME: NMR:
Photograph).

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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