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Latitude: 52.1879 / 52°11'16"N
Longitude: -2.2222 / 2°13'19"W
OS Eastings: 384907
OS Northings: 254425
OS Grid: SO849544
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.WHN
Mapcode Global: VH92T.F8LM
Plus Code: 9C4V5QQH+44
Entry Name: Water Gate House and Attached Walls and Gate to East
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Last Amended: 27 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063824
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488657
Location: Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1
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
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SO85SW COLLEGE GREEN
620-1/3/165 (West side)
Water Gate House and
attached walls and gate
(Formerly Listed as:
Water Gate House)
House built over gateway. C17 house with C19 additions and
alterations on C14 gateway. House of pinkish-orange brick, now
painted to front facade, with plain tile roof and 3 tall
pinkish-orange brick stacks with oversailing course and pots;
gateway of coursed red sandstone. House: T-plan. Single storey
with attic to gable. Entrance to angle, flight of 10 steps to
4-flush-panel door, adjacent to steps from Cathedral Green
down towards the river (see below). Casement window to gable.
Casements to return. Rear has 2 casement windows under
cambered arches. Gateway has 4-centred arch, plain vault and
grooves for portcullis. Stairwell to east: The south wall of
the medieval gateway continues to extend eastwards, where it
returns southwards up a flight of stone steps to reach the
Cathedral Green; stone wall to south is surmounted by a mid
C19 stone-coped brick wall with capped end pier and similar
but lower wall to the return which flanks the east side of the
steps; mid C19 wrought-iron gate and railings to north side.
INTERIOR (house): not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: The gateway abuts the monastic precinct walls
in Kleve Walk, qv.
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 JM: College Green,
Worcester: 1800-1900: Worcester: 1995-: 9).
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