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Latitude: 52.1032 / 52°6'11"N
Longitude: -2.3256 / 2°19'32"W
OS Eastings: 377792
OS Northings: 245036
OS Grid: SO777450
Mapcode National: GBR 0FV.0VY
Mapcode Global: VH934.MDWJ
Entry Name: The War Memorial Library at Malvern College
Listing Date: 11 May 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1082797
English Heritage Legacy ID: 152061
Location: Malvern, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR14
District: Malvern Hills
Civil Parish: Malvern
Built-Up Area: Great Malvern
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Great Malvern
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
The War Memorial Library
at Malvern College
SO 7745 SE 6/10C
1924. Architect, Sir Aston Webb. Two-storey height in ashlar, with slate
roof. The side elevations have canted full-height end bays with one window
of 3-lights above one of 4-lights to each. The centre portion is filled by
3 mullion and transom windows of 15-lights, with arched upper lights, the bays
being divided by panels with shallow carved arches. Continuous treatment of
cills and heads. The ground floor similar but plainer to the north, including
a door to the south. The entrance front in the gable end consists of an arched
moulded bay containing a 9-light window with segmental head, mullions and transoms,
above the carved parapet above the double doors, which have glazing bars.
Glazed fanlight. Rectangular dripmould terminating, at impost height, in the
carved figures of a pelican and a squirrel, while above the door on the parapet,
as supporters of the school coat of arms are 2 warriors, one an airman. The
parapet is carved with roses and thistles.
Listing NGR: SO7775945146
This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 26 October 2017.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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