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Description: The Council House (Malvern Hills District Council Offices)
Date Listed: 11 May 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 152049
OS Grid Reference: SO7784645891
OS Grid Coordinates: 377846, 245891
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1109, -2.3249
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The Council House
District Council Offices)
SO 7745 NE 5/103
Formerly a private house. Circa 1874. Elaborate Gothic building of 2-storeys
and attics, in stone with steep banded slate roof with several blocks of grouped
hexagonal chimney stacks. Brick dressings. A large gable with a 3-light attic
window, cusped bargeboards and a small gabled dormer to the right. Carved
parapet. First floor has 1-2-1 windows. A 4-light mullion and transom window
to the right. Ground floor has a window of 2 lights and an elaborately carved
doorway with segmental head, carved fanlight and double doors. To the right,
a gabled attic window above a 6-light mullion and transom rectangular bay with
carved parapet. Four-storey staircase tower to the left. Garden elevation
irregular with 2 gables and a canted oriel with gargoyles above a canted stone
glazed porch. Oriel to corner on hexagonal column base. Later rear extension
in yellow brick with slate roof.
Listing NGR: SO7784645891
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Source: English Heritage
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