This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.
Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.
Latitude: 52.1983 / 52°11'53"N
Longitude: -2.228 / 2°13'40"W
OS Eastings: 384510
OS Northings: 255584
OS Grid: SO845555
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1J6
Mapcode Global: VH92T.B0GM
Entry Name: 28 and 29, Britannia Square
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488572
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 George with St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/89 (West side)
22/5/54 Nos.28 AND 29
2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and
alterations. Painted stucco over brick, hipped slate roof,
partially renewed party wall stacks with brick oversailing detail
and pots. Double-depth plan, outer ranges set well back with
concealed roofs. 3 storeys, 6 (1:4:1) first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes sill band to first- and second-floor, plain
frieze to eaves, triple angled corners. Main range has tall 6/9
sashes to first and ground floor; outer ranges have 6/6 sashes to
first and ground floor, all second-floor windows are 3/6.
Entrances to ends of main range, 5-panel doors in panelled
reveals, fanlight with radial glazing bars. Outer ranges have 6/6
sashes to first and ground floor, 3/6 to second floor.
INTERIOR: Noted as having original plasterwork and joinery
including curved open-well staircase with stick balusters and
wreathed handrail; Regency-style marble fireplace.
All the listed buildings in Britannia Square (qv) form a unified
group, started in 1820 and planned around a large green in which
the main house is placed ('Springfield', qv). Compares with
similar although smaller developments in Worcester such as
Lansdowne Crescent, Lark Hill, and Rainbow Hill Terrace (qqv).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth:
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
Other nearby listed buildings