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The Herriotts

A Grade II Listed Building in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2667 / 52°16'0"N

Longitude: -2.1441 / 2°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 390263

OS Northings: 263182

OS Grid: SO902631

Mapcode National: GBR 1F8.YHZ

Mapcode Global: VH92G.S9C5

Entry Name: The Herriotts

Listing Date: 25 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095944

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147380

Location: Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Droitwich Spa

Built-Up Area: Droitwich

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Droitwich Spa

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 86 SW SP/611 The Herriotts

II 0/611

2. House, later converted to hotel, now old people's home. Main range built
between 1825 and 1840. Wing to south added c.1880 for additional hotel accommodation.
C20 extensions at rear and internal alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond, slate
roofs, cast iron porte cochère and verandahs. Ridge and roof stacks with cornices
except rebuilt stack at north end, boxed eaves. 2 storeys and attic. A long eleven
bay range under a continuous roof hipped at either end. The central five bays are
recessed between three bay end blocks. At the south end the added 6 bay wing of
1880 is set back (3:5:3:6). The recessed 5 bay range may be the earliest part of
the structure: central main entrance doorway with narrow sidelights and rectangular
fanlights with glazing bars all framed by Tuscan pilasters above side dado panels
and entablature over. Double doors with glazed upper panels. In front of doorway
a late C19 single storey cast iron porte cochère. Slender C.I. columns with foliage
caps. Wide coach entries to either side on paired columns and 3 semi-circular arches
on single columns to front with elaborately pierced spandrels and rectangular panels
over. Plain pediment gable. Sashes to ground and first floor with glazing bars
(3x5 panes) except for ground floor to right of doorway: C20 three light casements
replacing sashes. Flat arch brick lintols. 5 roof dormers with barred casements
and pyramidal roofs with lead ball finials. The front of the LH wing has a central
doorway with decorative pattern of bars in fanlight, glazed panel door. Sashes
to ground and first floor and in four bay end elevation (3x5 panes) all with shallow
segmental arches with stucco mouldings and keyblocks. RH block similar but French
windows with fanlights to ground floor, all windows with brick segmental arches.
South wing with similar French windows and sashes with bars to first floor. Late
C19 cast iron verandahs with slender columns and pierced brackets added to fronts of
3 bay blocks.

Listing NGR: SO9026363182

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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