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Paradise House

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2014 / 52°12'5"N

Longitude: -2.226 / 2°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 384654

OS Northings: 255936

OS Grid: SO846559

Mapcode National: GBR 1FY.VDM

Mapcode Global: VH92M.CXLR

Entry Name: Paradise House

Listing Date: 8 March 1974

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488551

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Worcester St George with St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


620-1/8/67 (East side)
08/3/74 Paradise House
(Formerly Listed as:
Paradise House. Albany


House, now sub-divided into flats. c1820 with later additions and
alterations. Dark-red brick with plain clay tile roof, parapet to
front rear and left return. Altered external stack to each
gable-end. Timber doorcase. Iron balustrade to external rear
steps. Plan: Single-depth plan. Central hallway and entrance.
L-shaped with wing to rear left which adjoins Albany Lodge (qv).
3-storeys and cellar. 3 first-floor windows. Renewed sashes
throughout, 6/6 except ground floor which are 8/8; all in plain
reveals with cambered gauged brick arches and sills. Tuscan-style
doorcase with fluted pilasters; 6-panel door; altered overlight.
Rear wing: flight of 11 rebuilt steps to C20 rear door; 2-pane
overlight with margin glazing; steps retain original handrail
with stick balusters. Rear fenestration includes 8/8, 8/4, 6/6
and 2/2 sashes.
INTERIOR: not inspected.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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