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41, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1998 / 52°11'59"N

Longitude: -2.2268 / 2°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 384593

OS Northings: 255752

OS Grid: SO845557

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1TK

Mapcode Global: VH92M.CZ30

Entry Name: 41, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488581

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
620-1/8/98 (North side)
22/5/54 No.41
(Formerly Listed as:
BRITANNIA SQUARE
(North side)
No.41
(Mynd Grange))

GV II

Villa. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick, brick to returns. Hipped slate roof; central stack
with oversailing detail and pots. Lead parapet gutter to facade.
Wrought-iron balcony. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys on basement, 4
first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes full-height
Doric-style pilaster strips to ends and centre, frieze and
first-floor band. First-floor has 6/6 sashes with louvered
shutters, ground-floor has tall 6-pane casement windows with
fanlights, all in plain reveals with sills. Renewed openings to
basement. Entrance to right-return, door has 6 fielded panels;
fanlight with teardrop motif; panelled reveals; flight of renewed
steps to Doric-style porch with entablature. Ground-floor has
continuous balcony with scrolled lozenge and circle-motif
balustrade, continues to side of porch. Full-height service range
to rear, partially rebuilt and with further extension, 3/6 and
6/6 sashes.
INTERIOR: Noted as having original features including panelled
shutters.

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:
1968-1985: 334).

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

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