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Wolverley Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverley and Cookley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.4079 / 52°24'28"N

Longitude: -2.2504 / 2°15'1"W

OS Eastings: 383065

OS Northings: 278909

OS Grid: SO830789

Mapcode National: GBR 1CL.1VD

Mapcode Global: VH91M.YQ5Y

Entry Name: Wolverley Court

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172846

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157152

Location: Wolverley and Cookley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Wolverley and Cookley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kidderminster Ismere

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(south side)
Wolverley Court

The description shall be amended to read:

Large house, now nursing home. Built c.1600 for the Attwood family; refronted
and remodelled c.1820-30. Squared and coursed sandstone of c.1600 to ground and
first floors with C17 brick to third floor, all of which is colour-washed;
early C19 stucco to front and to right-hand wing; hipped Welsh slate roofs;
brick ridge and end stacks. L-plan with rear right wing. 3 storeys; 5-window
range. Projecting 3-storey entrance bay with Doric columns to portico set in
front of 6-panelled door. Hipped roof over bay window with three 15-pane
sashes; flat rendered arches over 15-pane sashes above and to left of porch,
12-pane first-floor sashes and 6-pane second-floor sashes. Left side wall has
6-light chamfered stone-mullioned and transomed first-floor window and 4-light
chamfered stone-mullioned second-floor window of c.1600 and 2 early C19 16-pane
sashes. Rear elevation has similar mullioned and transomed windows of up to 3
lights, blocked doorway of c.1600; early C19 sashes to rear right wing. Early
C19 2-storey, 1-bay extension with sashes to right, and 1-storey service range
to left. Interior: cellar of c.1600 built of coursed and dressed sandstone has
wood bressummer over open fireplace with bread oven, which suggests use of this
room as a basement kitchen of the late C16/C17 house. Rest of interior is early
C19, with moulded plaster cornices, panelled doors set in panelled reveals and
panelled room to left; large entrance hall has dog-leg staircase with stick
balusters, fret-cut brackets and wreathed handrail.


SO 87 NW
6/160 Wolverley Court
- II
House. Early C19 with some mid-C20 alterations. Stuccoed brick with hipped slate
roof. Three storeys, deep boarded eaves, 2 plus 1 plus 2 windows: glazing bar
sashes on second floor of 6 panes. Full height central projecting porch. Ground
floor with 2 15-pane sashes to left, square bay window to right; entrance has 2
engaged Doric columns and moulded cornice.

Listing NGR: SO8306578909

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

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