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Latitude: 52.1875 / 52°11'15"N
Longitude: -2.221 / 2°13'15"W
OS Eastings: 384988
OS Northings: 254387
OS Grid: SO849543
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.WV2
Mapcode Global: VH92T.G86W
Entry Name: Remains of Ancient Sandstone Wall Abutting No 6 on West
Listing Date: 5 April 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063831
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488664
Location: 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
SO85SW COLLEGE GREEN
620-1/3/172 (South side)
05/04/71 Remains of ancient
sandstone wall abutting
No.6 on west
Remains of wall, probably part of monastic building rather
than a defensive structure. Considered to be C13 with several
later phases of stone replacement and repairs in brickwork
including C20 concrete lintels to low-level openings and plain
clay weather capping. Mainly constructed of red sandstone.
PLAN: Straight section of wall running approx. north to south.
Present exposed elevation (west) was originally the internal
face of the wall. Masonry is rough-dressed with a punch finish
and laid to courses. Approx. 9m. long by 4,5m. high by 0.8m.
thick. Four former window openings at first-floor level, 2 at
ground level aligned with the pair above. Information ref.
date and probable origins courtesy of Mr. Chris Guy,
archaeologist to Worcester Cathedral. (Transactions of the
Worcestershire Archaeological Society: Carver M O H (Editor):
Medieval Worcester - An Archaeological Framework: Worcester:
1980-: PP55-58 & P298).
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