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Latitude: 52.1996 / 52°11'58"N
Longitude: -2.2274 / 2°13'38"W
OS Eastings: 384555
OS Northings: 255728
OS Grid: SO845557
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1P7
Mapcode Global: VH92M.BZT6
Entry Name: 38, Britannia Square
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063847
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488578
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
620-1/8/95 (North side)
Villa. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof, rebuilt end stacks (2 per end)
with string course and pots. Parapet gutter to facade. Central
hallway, double-depth plan. 2 storeys with attic. 3 first-floor
windows. Stucco detailing includes plinth; full-height
Doric-style pilasters to ends and between windows; first-floor
band; frieze, cornice and blocking course. Outer bays have 8/8
sashes, centre first-floor 6/6 with margin lights of coloured
glass. Ground-floor windows are tall 8/12 sashes. Entrance door
is 4-panel; fanlight with radial glazing bars. Flat-topped gables
with copings and casement window to attic.
INTERIOR: Retains original plasterwork and joinery including
narrow open well staircase with stick balusters and wreathed
handrail; white marble fireplace to left ground-floor room;
moulded cornices, that to hall has decorative frieze with
modillions and anthemion design. A similar design to No.39 (qv).
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:
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