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Columbus House

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1887 / 52°11'19"N

Longitude: -2.2193 / 2°13'9"W

OS Eastings: 385107

OS Northings: 254519

OS Grid: SO851545

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.PQW

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H74Z

Entry Name: Columbus House

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389725

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488676

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Worcester St Nicholas and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO8554NW COLLEGE STREET
620-1/17/184 (West side)
05/04/71 No.27
Columbus House
(Formerly Listed as:
COLLEGE STREET
(West side)
Nos.27, 28 AND 29)

GV II

House, now offices. c1808-1832 with later additions and
alterations including c1980s shop front. Pinkish-red brick in
Flemish bond to ground and first floors with red brick in
Flemish bond to second floor; stone sills and red gauged brick
arches; slate roof. 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows.
First-floor has 6/6 sashes; second-floor has 8/8 horned
sashes, all in shallow reveals and with flat arches and sills.
Ground floor: entrance at right a 6-panel door, the upper 4
panels raised and fielded, lower flush beaded in flush beaded
reveals and with pilastered doorcase with open pediment.
Renewed shop front in Victorian style. Modillion eaves band.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: apparently not shown on Young's Map c1808 but
shown on Clements's Map of 1832.
(Young G: Map of Worcester: London: 1808-; Clements J: A Plan
of the City and Environs of Worcester: Worcester: 1832-).

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