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Latitude: 52.2023 / 52°12'8"N
Longitude: -2.2268 / 2°13'36"W
OS Eastings: 384597
OS Northings: 256027
OS Grid: SO845560
Mapcode National: GBR 1FY.V4L
Mapcode Global: VH92M.CX44
Plus Code: 9C4V6Q2F+W7
Entry Name: Old Baskerville
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063919
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488550
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum
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
SO8456SE BREWERY WALK
620-1/6/66 (West side)
22/5/54 Old Baskerville
Country house, now flats. c1770-80 with later additions and
alterations including conversion to flats in 1975. Red brick with
stone and painted stucco dressings, 2-span slate roof with
parapeted gables, shortened end stacks with renewed cappings.
Wrought-iron balconettes. Double-depth plan with central
through-hallway and flanking wings. Front (East) elevation: 3
storeys. 5 (2:1:2) first-floor windows. Stone/ stucco detailing
includes frieze, modillion cornice and blocking course, porch,
sills and capped fluted keystones to window heads. Mainly 6/6
sashes except second-floor which are 3/3, all in plain reveals
with sills and flat gauged brick arches. Central entrance in
Ionic-style porch with swags to frieze, 6-panel door; radial
pattern fanlight with segmental margin-glazing. Flanking,
flat-roofed wings set back to returns, single-storey to South,
3-storey to North. Fenestration to North wing matches main
elevation; 6-panel door on ground-floor with 3-pane overlight
under flat gauged brick arch with keystone; matching door in
South wing. Garden (West) elevation: similar to front elevation
apart from 2-storey flat-roofed break forward to right (South) of
entrance door; first-floor has 6/9 sashes with scrolled-heart
design balconettes; 2-pairs of French windows on ground-floor are
a later insertion. Open-pedimented doorcase with pilasters to
central entrance; part-glazed door, bottom pair of panels are
flush-beaded; radial pattern fanlight.
INTERIOR entrance hall retains open-well staircase with winders,
wreathed handrail, square balusters; modillion plaster cornice;
6-panel doors, convex reeded architraves with frieze, cornice and
lion-mask paterae to corners. Otherwise not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth:
1968-1985: 334; Gwilliam HW: Old Worcester: 1977-: 59).
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