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Latitude: 52.4143 / 52°24'51"N
Longitude: -2.2511 / 2°15'3"W
OS Eastings: 383017
OS Northings: 279619
OS Grid: SO830796
Mapcode National: GBR 1CD.MP1
Mapcode Global: VH91M.XLS1
Entry Name: Wolverley House
Listing Date: 20 October 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1172767
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157141
Location: Wolverley and Cookley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY11
District: Wyre Forest
Civil Parish: Wolverley and Cookley
Built-Up Area: Fairfield
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Kidderminster Ismere
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
WOLVERLEY & COOKLEY CP WOLVERLEY
SO 87 NW
6/149 Wolverley House
Shown on OS as Knight House.
Country house, now flats. Mid-C18 with some mid-C20 extensions and late
C20 alterations. Brick with stone dressings and tile roof. Entrance (west)
front: three storeys, brick coped parapet, modillioned stone cornice, stone
coped verges, ashlar quoins. Seven windows: 15-pane sashes under rubbed
brick heads with keystones and stone sills. Second floor with 6-pane sashes.
Central entrance has stone doorcase with engaged Droic columns and pediment.
A contemporary service wing to left extended forwards in mid-C20, to right
a wing of 1930s. Garden (east) front: three storeys, central break forward
pedimented, modillioned stone eaves cornice, ashlar quoins to corners. Two
plus one plus two windows: central window Venetian with stone architrave,
flanking windows with stone architraves and consoles to stone sills. All
are 15-pane sashes. Second floor with 6-pane sashes with a central Diocletian
window. Central entrance in Venetian pattern. Projecting wings on each side
with three semi-circular headed niches. Interior: staircase has iron twist
balusters and carved tread ends. (BoE, p 292; Reid, P: Burke's and Savills
Guide to Country Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire,
Worcestershire, 1980, p 214).
Listing NGR: SO8301779619
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