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Parkview (Ministry of Defence Hostel), Malvern

Description: Parkview (Ministry of Defence Hostel)

Grade: II
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

Location: Grange Road, Great Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 3ET

Locality: Malvern
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR14 3ET

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Parkview (Ministry of
Defence Hostel)
(formerly listed
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
on piers.

Listing NGR: SO7760945738

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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