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The Old Cock Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2691 / 52°16'8"N

Longitude: -2.1506 / 2°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 389819

OS Northings: 263451

OS Grid: SO898634

Mapcode National: GBR 1F8.P41

Mapcode Global: VH92G.N7XB

Entry Name: The Old Cock Inn

Listing Date: 24 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350446

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147332

Location: Droitwich Spa, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Droitwich Spa

Built-Up Area: Droitwich

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Droitwich Spa

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

1.
1054 FRIAR STREET
(North Side)

Nos 73 to 77 (odd)
(The Old Cock Inn)
SO 8963 1/15 24.10.51.

II GV

2.
(Abuts No 71.) Dated 1712. An unusual "Gothick" composition. Roughcast. 2
storeys. 2 stone mullioned 3-light windows with trefoiled heads, an early C19
doorcase and window to lower storey. Small covered arched gateway on right
hand. Above the arch is a grotesque human head with toad issuing from mouth,
popularly reputed to be satirical portrait of Judge Jeffreys. On right hand
is a gabled bay over higher level, the gable surmounted by weather-vane and
cock, with obelisk finials at the sides. Large original Gothic window of Decorated
tracery, removed from the demolished church of St Nicholas. Early C19 moulded
wood doorcase, with, above, a stone head of a medieval knight (probably from
St Nicholas'). A moulded wood panel affixed to wall is painted and inscribed
"Licensed in l0th year of Queen Anne". Slate roof. 2 dormers with 2-light
pointed casements.

All the listed buildings from Nos 53 to 81 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: SO8981663454

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

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