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1 and 2, College Precincts

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1888 / 52°11'19"N

Longitude: -2.2195 / 2°13'10"W

OS Eastings: 385090

OS Northings: 254533

OS Grid: SO850545

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.PPR

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H70W

Entry Name: 1 and 2, College Precincts

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063834

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488666

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

SO8554NW COLLEGE PRECINCTS
620-1/17/174 (East side)
05/04/71 Nos.1 AND 2

GV II

Pair of houses, now offices (left) and house. c1820 with later
alterations. Pinkish-red brick in Flemish bond with flat
arches of gauged red brick, stone sills, slate roof and end
brick stacks with oversailing courses and pots (renewed to
left). 3 storeys, 2:3 first-floor windows. First floor has
8/8, two 6/6, 8/8 and 6/6 sashes. Second floor has 4/4, two
3/3, 4/4 and 3/3 ashes. Ground floor has two 8/8 sashes. All
windows in plain reveals and with flat arches of gauged brick
(those to right now painted); sills. Pair of off-centre left
entrances: 5-panel doors with overlights (that to right has
glazing bars) and timber doorcase with cornice. Further
entrance to passageway at right, plank door in round-arched
opening with brick surround. Modillion eaves band.
INTERIOR: house to left (No.1) has moulded cornices; dogleg
staircase with stick balusters; otherwise not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: not shown on Young's map of 1779. Occupies an
important site, forming part of the setting for Worcester
Cathedral (qv).
All the listed buildings in College Precincts form a good
group with the Cathedral.
(Young G: Plan of the City and Suburbs of Worcester: 1779-).

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