Description: Victoria House
Date Listed: 11 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 305228
OS Grid Reference: SP0901557408
OS Grid Coordinates: 409015, 257408
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2148, -1.8695
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ALCESTER HIGH STREET
SP0857 (East side)
4/69 No.6 (Victoria House)
House, now shop and dwelling. C17 range to rear; front range late C18.
Whitewashed brick. Old tile roof with boxed eaves; brick ridge stacks. L-plan. 3
storeys; 3-window range. Late C19 plateglass shop front with central glazed
double- leaf doors and canted bays, and half glazed 6-panelled door with
overlight on left. Wood pilasters, brackets and dentil frieze. Upper floors with
sashes. First floor has 2 canted bays; central window of each has 4-centred head
and Gothick glazing. Central windows, round-arched on first floor, blocked. To
rear twin gables and some leaded light casements. Ground floor extended on left.
C17 timber framed range, formerly coach house or stabling, later incorporated
into house. Jowled posts and whitewashed brick infill. Two canted bays with
sashes; one has date 1809 scratched on window pane. Interior altered. Mid/late
C19 straight flight staircase with heavy turned balusters.
Listing NGR: SP0901557408
Source: English Heritage
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