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Description: Severn Bank
Date Listed: 11 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152647
OS Grid Reference: SO8556643212
OS Grid Coordinates: 385566, 243212
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0871, -2.2121
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SO 84 SE SEVERN STOKE SEVERN STOKE
3/35 Severn Bank
House, largely rebuilt c.1830 on C18 core. Stucco with slate roofs. Main
range possibly late C18 refaced in stucco on East front and given a large tower
like addition on West side. 2 storey to East, tall 3 storey and basement to
West. Battlemented all around and with moulded string courses between floors.
East front has two broad splayed bays with later C19 windows with top-lights,
triple in centre, single to sides. 2 windows to first floor centre and large
French windows to ground floor. Cast iron Gothick verandah across, slim shafts
spaced to divisions of house and with pierced spandrels. West front: square
plan addition with large 3-window full-height curved bow. Pointed head
windows, glazing bars with intersecting tracery survive on first and second
floors. Ground floor doors to cast iron balcony. Square-head basement sash
windows. Lower North range originally mid C18, 2-storey and attic with
3-storey half-hexagon end bays. Mansard slate roof with flat dormers to
centre. Glazing bar sash windows. On West side ground floor of centre has
Greek Doric 5-column and respond colonnade, originally open and South end bay
has battlements to match main range. On East side bay to North end only. Main
door at South end in stucco Tudor arched porch. 6-panel door with traceried
oblong fanlight. Interior: marble Adam style fireplace to East side centre
room. West side has single large room to each floor. Coved cornice and curved
ceiling to ground floor, Gothic flat tracery to first floor ceiling. Fine
staircase linking different levels of East and West sides, straight central
flights and curved returns each side. Built for Earls of Coventry of Croome
Listing NGR: SO8556643212
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Source: English Heritage
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