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Latitude: 52.1876 / 52°11'15"N
Longitude: -2.2206 / 2°13'14"W
OS Eastings: 385011
OS Northings: 254392
OS Grid: SO850543
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.WYY
Mapcode Global: VH92T.G8DV
Entry Name: Hostel House
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Last Amended: 27 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063819
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488652
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral
Built-Up Area: Worcester
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Worcester St Nicholas and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO8554SW COLLEGE GREEN
620-1/20/160 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
House. Mid C18 with later additions and alterations. New wing
to rear right 1906 by A. Hill Parker, replaced coach house and
granary. Painted brick with stone sills. Plain clay tile roof,
dentilled eaves and parapeted end-gables. 3 brick stacks to
rear roof slope, all with oversailing detail and pots. Timber
PLAN: Double-fronted, double-depth 2 storeys and attics.
2-window range to left projects forward under hipped roof.
Full-height canted bay to right under hipped roof. 7 (2:2:3)
first-floor windows. 6/6 sashes throughout, those to bay in
plain reveals otherwise near-flush, all with sills and flat
gauged brick arches with capped keystones; 2 centre
first-floor windows have thick glazing bars. Stone step to
right of entre entrance, 6-panel door, all raised and fielded;
3-pane overlight; corniced canopy on shaped brackets. 3
cambered-roof dormers with paired side-hung casements of 6, 8,
INTERIOR: early C19 joinery, including panelled doors in
moulded timber architraves, and marble fireplaces. Staircase
of 1906, with tapered newels and stick balusters.
All the listed buildings in College Green are part of a
significant group forming the setting for Worcester Cathedral
(qv) to the north side. The rear boundary wall to Nos. 2-6
College Green (qqv) is part of the Monastic Precinct Wall
(Scheduled Ancient Monument).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire:
Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 334; Worcester Cathedral
Publications: Knowles Joan M: College Green Worcester
1800-1900: Worcester: 1995-).
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