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Wolverley Court, Wolverley and Cookley

Description: Wolverley Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 157152

OS Grid Reference: SO8306578909
OS Grid Coordinates: 383065, 278909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4079, -2.2504

Location: Wolverly Road, Wolverley DY10 3RP

Locality: Wolverley and Cookley
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY10 3RP

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(south side)
Wolverley Court

The description shall be amended to read:

Large house, now nursing home. Built c.1600 for the Attwood family; refronted
and remodelled c.1820-30. Squared and coursed sandstone of c.1600 to ground and
first floors with C17 brick to third floor, all of which is colour-washed;
early C19 stucco to front and to right-hand wing; hipped Welsh slate roofs;
brick ridge and end stacks. L-plan with rear right wing. 3 storeys; 5-window
range. Projecting 3-storey entrance bay with Doric columns to portico set in
front of 6-panelled door. Hipped roof over bay window with three 15-pane
sashes; flat rendered arches over 15-pane sashes above and to left of porch,
12-pane first-floor sashes and 6-pane second-floor sashes. Left side wall has
6-light chamfered stone-mullioned and transomed first-floor window and 4-light
chamfered stone-mullioned second-floor window of c.1600 and 2 early C19 16-pane
sashes. Rear elevation has similar mullioned and transomed windows of up to 3
lights, blocked doorway of c.1600; early C19 sashes to rear right wing. Early
C19 2-storey, 1-bay extension with sashes to right, and 1-storey service range
to left. Interior: cellar of c.1600 built of coursed and dressed sandstone has
wood bressummer over open fireplace with bread oven, which suggests use of this
room as a basement kitchen of the late C16/C17 house. Rest of interior is early
C19, with moulded plaster cornices, panelled doors set in panelled reveals and
panelled room to left; large entrance hall has dog-leg staircase with stick
balusters, fret-cut brackets and wreathed handrail.


SO 87 NW
6/160 Wolverley Court
- II
House. Early C19 with some mid-C20 alterations. Stuccoed brick with hipped slate
roof. Three storeys, deep boarded eaves, 2 plus 1 plus 2 windows: glazing bar
sashes on second floor of 6 panes. Full height central projecting porch. Ground
floor with 2 15-pane sashes to left, square bay window to right; entrance has 2
engaged Doric columns and moulded cornice.

Listing NGR: SO8306578909

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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