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Severn Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Severn Stoke, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0871 / 52°5'13"N

Longitude: -2.2121 / 2°12'43"W

OS Eastings: 385566

OS Northings: 243212

OS Grid: SO855432

Mapcode National: GBR 1HH.5K3

Mapcode Global: VH936.LSYX

Entry Name: Severn Bank

Listing Date: 11 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152647

Location: Severn Stoke, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR8

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Severn Stoke

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Severn Stoke with Croome d'Abitot

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


3/35 Severn Bank


- II

House, largely rebuilt c.1830 on C18 core. Stucco with slate roofs. Main
range possibly late C18 refaced in stucco on East front and given a large tower
like addition on West side. 2 storey to East, tall 3 storey and basement to
West. Battlemented all around and with moulded string courses between floors.
East front has two broad splayed bays with later C19 windows with top-lights,
triple in centre, single to sides. 2 windows to first floor centre and large
French windows to ground floor. Cast iron Gothick verandah across, slim shafts
spaced to divisions of house and with pierced spandrels. West front: square
plan addition with large 3-window full-height curved bow. Pointed head
windows, glazing bars with intersecting tracery survive on first and second
floors. Ground floor doors to cast iron balcony. Square-head basement sash
windows. Lower North range originally mid C18, 2-storey and attic with
3-storey half-hexagon end bays. Mansard slate roof with flat dormers to
centre. Glazing bar sash windows. On West side ground floor of centre has
Greek Doric 5-column and respond colonnade, originally open and South end bay
has battlements to match main range. On East side bay to North end only. Main
door at South end in stucco Tudor arched porch. 6-panel door with traceried
oblong fanlight. Interior: marble Adam style fireplace to East side centre
room. West side has single large room to each floor. Coved cornice and curved
ceiling to ground floor, Gothic flat tracery to first floor ceiling. Fine
staircase linking different levels of East and West sides, straight central
flights and curved returns each side. Built for Earls of Coventry of Croome
Court (V.C.H).

Listing NGR: SO8556643212

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