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Description: 2, 6 and 8, Worcester Road
Date Listed: 1 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 152174
OS Grid Reference: SO7749946019
OS Grid Coordinates: 377499, 246019
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1120, -2.3300
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Nos 2, 6 and 8
SO 7746 SW 2/42
SO 7746 SE 3/42
SO 7745 NW 4/42
SO 7745 NE 5/42 1.1.70.
Circa 1818, architects Samuel and John Deykes. Originally the Royal Library.
Three storeys in stucco with slate roofs.
Elevation to south is bow-fronted; projecting semi-circular ground floor with
balustraded entablature, frieze and moulded cornice, on 4 Ionic columns, spaces
between columns now filled and sash windows inserted. First and 2nd floors
above have full-height, semi-circular bow with curved 3-light window to each
floor, moulded cornice hood on console brackets to 1st flow windows.
West elevation has rusticated ground floor and 3 cambered-head keyed openings;
centre opening encloses square-headed door, side openings have plate glass
windows. Three sash windows with glazing bars to 1st and 2nd floors. Overall
architrave, frieze, cornice and blocking course with plain central pediment,
plain pilasters between windows. Moulded architraves, cornice hoods and consoles
to 1st floor windows. Four window extension to north (Nos 6 and 8) is generally
similar but with more simple treatment, no pilasters or pediment. Left-hand
Listing NGR: SO7749946019
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Source: English Heritage
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