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35 and 37, Albany Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1995 / 52°11'58"N

Longitude: -2.2286 / 2°13'42"W

OS Eastings: 384473

OS Northings: 255715

OS Grid: SO844557

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1DH

Mapcode Global: VH92M.BZ68

Plus Code: 9C4V5QXC+QH

Entry Name: 35 and 37, Albany Terrace

Listing Date: 8 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488477

Location: Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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Description



WORCESTER

SO8455NW ALBANY TERRACE
620-1/7/15 (South side)
08/3/74 Nos.35 AND 37
St Anthony (37) and
attached boundary wall

GV II

2 semi-detached houses now sub-divided into flats. c1835 with
later additions and alterations. Painted stucco and painted
brick with red terracotta dressings and red clay-tile 2-span
roof; parapets to principal (west) elevation and gables;
hexagonal and cylindrical brick stacks with ornate oversailing
details to gable ends, party wall, and rear (east) wings,
majority with pots. Timber verandah with glazed roof. Canted
bay window in timber with clay-tile roof. Asymmetric
double-depth plan with main entrances in west and north
elevations; projecting wings at north and south ends and
service range to centre of rear (east) elevation. West
Elevation: 2 storeys and attic, 5 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes plinth; recessed rectangular panels and
moulded string course above ground-floor windows of bays;
similar string course above first-floor windows of bays,
string courses linked between bays; stucco scored to represent
ashlar. Full height semi-octagonal bay to left and right of
entrance each with hipped tile roof behind castellated
parapet; parapet to main roof rises up in steps behind roof of
each bay terminating in a terracotta-capped cylindrical finial
in brick. Multi-pane mullion and transom windows to first- and
ground-floors except right-hand bay which has 1/1 sashes; all
in plain splayed reveals with chamfered sills; extreme left of
elevation angled back in plan at 45 degrees; ground-floor
canted bay under lean-to roof to right of chamfered corner.
4-flush-panel door with later planted chamfered mouldings;
2-pane overlight; Later verandah links full-height bays.
Flat-roof dormer with side-hung casements. North Elevation:
comprises north elevation of rear wing to left and gable-end
of main range to right, corners of gable-end angled back at 45
degrees. 2 storeys and attic, 5 first-floor windows, left-hand
window is blank. Stucco detailing includes plinth; moulded
Tudor-style door case; stepped parapet to bay; label moulding
above attic window; corbel bracket and pentagonal base to
chimney stack; dentilled eaves to left. Fenestration includes
2/2, 6/6 and 8/8 sashes, mullion and transom and 6-pane fixed
light and C20 insertion. Windows to left in plain reveals with
sills, windows to right in plain splayed reveals with
chamfered sills. First-floor canted bay to right supported on
2 tubular metal stanchions, hipped tile roof. Entrance beneath
bay, open archway with pair of vertically boarded and studded
entrance doors recessed on the angle. Rear elevation in
painted brick. Dentilled eaves course as north elevation.
Fenestration includes 8/8 sashes, mullion and transom and C20
replacement windows; first-floor oriel windows to gable ends
of wings. Brick and slate single-storey service range to
centre rear. Later semi-octagonal, single-storey, flat-roofed,
brick bay to south gable end of main range.
INTERIORS: noted as containing some original features
including staircase with wreathed handrail and slender turned
balusters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Boundary wall of brick with terracotta
copings adjoins service range; castellated to west, east, and
part of south, approx. 2 metres high; that to north approx.
0,5 metres high with piers to height of approx. 1,5 metres
with timber infill panels. Pedestrian entrance with vertically
boarded door in south-east corner; vehicular entrance in
north-east corner; castellations continue over both openings;
C20 vehicular opening further to south. C20 steel pedestrian
gates access main entrances via northern section of wall.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Albany Terrace is situated at N side of
Britannia Square (qv) and forms part of one of Worcester's
important Regency developments.



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