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Latitude: 52.1997 / 52°11'58"N
Longitude: -2.227 / 2°13'37"W
OS Eastings: 384580
OS Northings: 255745
OS Grid: SO845557
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1SG
Mapcode Global: VH92M.CZ02
Entry Name: 40, Britannia Square
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063849
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488580
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
620-1/8/97 (North side)
House. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick with concealed roof. Renewed end stacks with
oversailing detail and pots. PLAN: Rear central stair hall. 3
storeys. 4 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes
full-height Doric-style pilasters to ends, continuous first-floor
sill band, frieze, cornice and blocking course. 6/6 sashes except
for second-floor which are 3/6, all in plain reveals with sills.
Louvered shutters with catches to first-floor. Entrance to
right-return, replacement part-glazed door with overlight,
Doric-style porch. 2-storey service range to rear. Rear retains
9/6,6/6, 8/8 and 3/3 sashes.
INTERIOR: retains some original joinery including narrow
open-well staircase with stick balusters and wreathed handrail;
6-panel doors with moulded architraves. Some original decorative
plasterwork including cornices, that to hall has modillions with
anthemion design. Cellar said to retain wine stillages.
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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