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Latitude: 52.2011 / 52°12'3"N
Longitude: -2.226 / 2°13'33"W
OS Eastings: 384651
OS Northings: 255895
OS Grid: SO846558
Mapcode National: GBR 1FY.VDR
Mapcode Global: VH92M.CYK1
Entry Name: Rothesay House and Rothesay Lodge with Attached Boundary Wall and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 26 March 1975
Last Amended: 27 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063854
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488585
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
620-1/8/102 (East side)
26/03/75 Nos.46 AND 46A
Rothesay House and Rothesay
Lodge with attached
boundary wall and gate
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.46 AND 46A
Formerly known as: Nos.46 AND 46A Rothesay House HEBB STREET.
House, now 2 houses, with attached boundary wall and gate piers.
c1820 with later additions and alterations. Brick with hipped
slate roof, brick parapet to south and return elevations with
stucco cornice and coping. Painted stucco sills. 3 chimney stacks
to rear (north) wall, all with oversailing detail and pots.
Tile-hung, slate-roofed extension to first-floor supported on
cast-iron columns. Single-depth plan. Asymmetric facade with
entrance hall and staircase to Rothesay House off-centre right.
Left-hand bay of main block and further wing to left (west) is
Rothesay Lodge. Main House: 3-storeys and cellar. 4 (1:3)
first-floor windows; all 8/8 sashes except above entrance which
are 6/6; all in plain reveals with sills and flat gauged brick
arches. Entrance: 6-panel door, upper 4 raised and fielded,
bottom pair flush-beaded; radial pattern fanlight; late C19
extension over entrance forms open porch. Right (east) return
elevation has 6/6 sash to first-floor and 3/6 to second. West
wing: 3-storeys, concealed roof, 1 first-floor window, 4/8 sash;
3/6 to second floor; C20 multi-pane window to ground-floor; all
in plain reveals with segmental arches and sills. Further
single-storey range to left contains entrance to Rothesay Lodge.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Adjoining stone-coped brick boundary wall to
east. Adjoining brick boundary wall and gate piers to west.
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).
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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