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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063846
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488577
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 George with St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/94 (North side)
Ivygate and attached
boundary walls and gate
piers(Formerly Listed as:
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:
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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