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Burgage House

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1886 / 52°11'18"N

Longitude: -2.2194 / 2°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 385096

OS Northings: 254504

OS Grid: SO850545

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.PPV

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H812

Entry Name: Burgage House

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488668

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

SO8554NW
620-1/17/176

WORCESTER,
COLLEGE PRECINCTS (East side),
No.4
Burgage House

(Formerly Listed as:
COLLEGE PRECINCTS
No.4)

05/04/71

GV II

House, now guest house. c1760 with later alterations.
Reddish-brown brick in Flemish bond with flat arches of red
gauged brick and artificial stone keystones, stone sills and
cornice; plain tile roof and renewed left side stack and 2
rear stacks, 2 with pots and all banded; cast-iron grill.
Double-depth plan with central hallway. 3 storeys with
half-basement to right, 2+4 first-floor windows. All 6/6 flush
sashes except to ground floor, off-centre right a tripartite
6/6 between 2/2 sashes, all with flat arches and fluted
keystones with cornices except keystones to second floor are
plain. Half-basement to right has 2 openings, one blocked, ne
with grill; flat arches; continuous roll-moulded ground-floor
band at right. Crowning cornice with
ovolo-step-ovolo-step-cavetto moulding; blocking course.
Off-centre left entrance, 2 renewed steps to 5-panel door, the
lower wide flush panel has reeded surround otherwise depressed
panels with disc moulding, plain reveals in doorcase with
palm-leaf caps, frieze with oval motif, fanlight has
decorative radial glazing bars; open pediment.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining openwell staircase with ornate
cast-iron balsuters and wreathed handrail; original
plasterwork and joinery includes panelled shutters to some
windows.
Occupies an important site, forming part of the setting for
the Cathedral Church of Christ and St Mary (qv). All the
listed buildings in College Precincts form a good group with
the Cathedral.

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

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