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30, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1985 / 52°11'54"N

Longitude: -2.2281 / 2°13'41"W

OS Eastings: 384506

OS Northings: 255614

OS Grid: SO845556

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1J3

Mapcode Global: VH92M.BZGZ

Entry Name: 30, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063842

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488573

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


WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/90 (West side)
22/5/54 No.30

GV II

Villa. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick, hipped slate roof, partially renewed end stack with
brick oversailing detail and pots. Central hallway, double-depth
plan. 2 storeys. 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes
central break forward, full-height pilaster strips to ends,
plinth, crowning frieze and wide eaves. Outer 8/8 sashes, central
6/6 sash to first-floor, all in plain reveals with sills;
louvered shutters. Central entrance, 6-panel door, upper panels
raised and fielded, lower panels flush, fanlight with radial
glazing bars, panelled reveals, Doric-style porch.
INTERIOR not inspected.
All the listed buildings in Britannia Square (qv) form a unified
group, started in 1820 and planned round 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:
1968-1985: 334). Worcester such as Lansdowne Crescent, Lark Hill,
and Rainbow Hill Terrace (qqv).

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

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