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Description: Parkview (Ministry of Defence Hostel)
Date Listed: 1 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 152016
OS Grid Reference: SO7760945738
OS Grid Coordinates: 377609, 245738
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1095, -2.3283
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Parkview (Ministry of
No 33 (Parkview Hostel))
SO 7745 NE 5/32 1.1.70.
Circa 1845. Formerly Priessnitz House, built for Dr James Wilson as the 1st
large-scale hydropathic establishment in Malvern. Three storeys in stone.
Five windows: hung sashes with glazing bars, shouldered architraves, and moulded
cill bands. Ionic pilasters at ends and between windows; frieze, dentilled
cornice, blocking course. Heavy central portico with balustraded entablature
on paired columns, square outer columns, fluted Doric inner columns. Rear elevation
of 4-storeys, cement rendered, with frieze, moulded cornice, blocking course,
and strings at floor levelso. Windows 3-2-3, outer windows in full-height semi-circular
Later additions to the south and north of the central portion of 7 and 5 bays
with similar details to windows, the addition to the north being supported
Listing NGR: SO7760945738
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Source: English Heritage
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