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Ivygate and Attached Boundary Walls and Gate Piers

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1992 / 52°11'57"N

Longitude: -2.2277 / 2°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 384535

OS Northings: 255685

OS Grid: SO845556

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1M5

Mapcode Global: VH92M.BZPH

Entry Name: Ivygate and Attached Boundary Walls and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488577

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 George with St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/94 (North side)
22/5/54 No.37
Ivygate and attached
boundary walls and gate
piers(Formerly Listed as:
BRITANNIA SQUARE
(North side)
No.37
(Ivy Gate))

GV II

Villa and attached walls and gate piers. c1820 with later
additions and alterations. Stucco over brick with hipped slate
roof. Rebuilt ridge and hip stacks with oversailing detail and
pots. Brick boundary walls, stucco gate piers. Double-depth plan,
central entrance to return (W) elevation. Service range to rear.
2 storey, 5 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes
full-height Doric-style pilasters to ends, first-floor band,
frieze with sunken panels, moulding to wide eaves, tooled window
architraves, break-forward over porch. 6/6 sashes to first- and
ground-floors. Left return has 3 first-floor windows; left
ground-floor window is triple (6/6 sash flanked by 2/2 sashes);
part-glazed 4-panel door, fanlight with radial glazing bars,
Roman Doric-style porch with dentilled entablature. Rear retains
6/6 and 8/8 sashes, door has 6 flush-panels. Interior noted as
having original features including panelled shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:: Attached boundary walls at N, W, and S,
gate piers with replacement gates in S boundary. Walls abut
service range for 4 metres at NE, 3 metres high with brick
copings and abuts service range to NW for approx. 35 metres along
W boundary, curved to angle and for approx. 23 metres to S
boundary with pier, then quadrant wall, further pier, further
pair of piers joined by C20 gates, quadrant wall and pier. Piers
square on plan with moulded band, frieze, and stepped coping.
Boundary walls frame this corner of Britannia Square although
further wall to S partly rebuilt.

All the listed buildings in Britannia Square (qv) form a unified
group, started in 1820 and planned around a large green in which
the main house is placed ('Springfield', qv). Compares with
similar although smaller developments in such as Lansdowne
Crescent, Lark Hill, and Rainbow Hill Terrace (qqv).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth:
1968-1985: 334).

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

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