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North Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2001 / 52°12'0"N

Longitude: -2.226 / 2°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 384649

OS Northings: 255789

OS Grid: SO846557

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.219

Mapcode Global: VH92M.CYKS

Entry Name: North Lodge

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488584

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
620-1/8/101 (North side)
22/5/54 No.45
North Lodge

GV II

Detached house. c1820 with later additions and alterations.
Painted stucco over brick with hipped slate roof. Stone sills.
Stucco stacks to rear wall and ridge with brick oversailing
detail and pots. Double-fronted, single-depth plan. Principal and
entrance facade is of asymmetric design and faces east. 2 storeys
and cellar. 4 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes
plain plinth and frieze; scored in imitation of ashlar. Windows
are all 6/6 sashes in plain reveals with sills; to right of
entrance is full-height bow, 2 windows per floor are curved on
plan. Single-window range to right of bow. 3 roll-edged steps to
5-panel entrance door, single bottom panel is flush
double-beaded, upper pairs of panels are raised and fielded with
bolection mouldings; panelled reveals, double flush-beaded;
radial pattern fanlight; timber doorcase with pilasters,
dentilled frieze and cornice. Left return facing into the Square
has two 6/6 sashes to each floor. Right-return is brick with 2
blind-windows to first-floor.
INTERIOR Noted as retaining original features including staircase
and panelled doors.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Single-window range to right of bow at N. end of
house may be a later addition but map evidence suggests it was
there in 1886.

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 Worcester 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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