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Hill Grove House at King Charles I High School

A Grade II Listed Building in Wyre Forest, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3834 / 52°23'0"N

Longitude: -2.2343 / 2°14'3"W

OS Eastings: 384147

OS Northings: 276175

OS Grid: SO841761

Mapcode National: GBR 1CS.KXC

Mapcode Global: VH91V.7C57

Entry Name: Hill Grove House at King Charles I High School

Listing Date: 17 January 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100080

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156423

Location: Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Town: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Kidderminster

Built-Up Area: Kidderminster

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kidderminster East

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

In the entry for CHESTER ROAD SOUTH
Hill Grove House at King
2/105 Charles I High School

line 11 of Part 2 of the entry shall be amended to read "plastered bow windows".


CHESTER ROAD SOUTH
1.
5250 Hill Grove House at
King Charles I
High School
SO 87 NW 2/105

II


2.
Circa 1800-20. Substantial detached former house with later, mid-c19, additions.
Two storeys, red brick with symmetrical 5 bay entrance, the central 3 bays slightly
advanced and pedimented. Moulded stone cornice and parapet. Stone plinth.
Hipped slate roof. Plain brick chimney stacks. Revealed glazing bar sashes,
thin stone cills and slightly cambered reeded stone arches with keystones.
Central lst floor window with cornice and entablature on console brackets,
extended down as French casement joining onto roof of coupled Tuscan column
porch. Double entrance doors with glazed upper panels. Cast iron railings
to roof of porch. Originally the house was of 3 bay depth, viz north side
with lower service wing. The south side was extended to 7 bays in similar
style circa 1860-70, with plastered low windows on ground floor, the centre
lights as marginal glazed French casements.


Listing NGR: SO8414776175

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