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No 49 and Attached Boundary Wall to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2 / 52°12'0"N

Longitude: -2.2254 / 2°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 384692

OS Northings: 255780

OS Grid: SO846557

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.25Q

Mapcode Global: VH92M.CYWT

Plus Code: 9C4V6Q2F+2R

Entry Name: No 49 and Attached Boundary Wall to Rear

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488587

Location: Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

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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620-1/8/104 (East side)
22/5/54 No.49
and attached boundary wall
to rear


Villa. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof, 2 pairs of stucco end-stacks
(some rebuilt) with brick oversailing courses; cast-iron balcony.
Brick boundary wall. Double-depth plan with central entrance;
service wing projects at rear left; single-storey entrance ranges
to each side. Stucco detailing includes plinth, outer pilasters
with continuos frieze and wide eaves. Two storeys. 5 first-floor
windows. First-floor centre has 8-pane French window with divided
overlight, otherwise 6/6 sashes where original, all in plain
reveals with sashes. Central entrance, distyle Tuscan porch with
engaged pilasters and entablature. 4 steps, upper roll-edged, to
6-panel door, part glazed; fanlight of inverted teardrop design;
fluted architrave with fleuron 'capitals' Further pair of
entrances to left and right ends of elevation with panel doors,
that to right part-glazed, each with frieze and blocking course
ramped up to centre. Ornate double-scroll motif to balcony above
porch with urn finials. Hinged Venetian shutters to ground floor
with original 'holdbacks'. 2-storey wing to rear.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:: rear service wing has attached boundary
wall, approx. 10 metres long by 2.5 metres high; irregular
Flemish garden wall bond. Central elliptically arched pedestrian
entrance, flush-panelled door, raised pilaster surround. Further
similar entrance with boarded door. Rear walls to Nos 49-53 (qv)
fronting Back Walk form a continuous original feature of the

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).

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