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No 50 and Attached Wall to Rear

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1999 / 52°11'59"N

Longitude: -2.2252 / 2°13'30"W

OS Eastings: 384704

OS Northings: 255766

OS Grid: SO847557

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.26V

Mapcode Global: VH92M.CYZX

Entry Name: No 50 and Attached Wall to Rear

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488588

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
620-1/8/105 (East side)
22/5/54 No.50
and attached wall to rear

GV II

Villa. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof. 2 pairs of stucco end-stacks
with cornices. Timber verandah with tented light metal roof.
Brick boundary wall to rear. Double-depth plan with side
entrance, single-storey service range to rear right. Garden
facade: 2 storey, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing
includes outer pilaster strips, continuous frieze and cornice,
wide eaves; first-floor windows have round blind-arch above with
scalloped fan motif; first-floor band. First-floor has 8/8
sashes, ground-floor has tall 8/2 sashes, all in plain reveals
with sills. Lattice work of verandah uprights and frieze based on
oval design. Entrance in right return, renewed 6-panel door;
fanlight with decorative glazing; distyle Tuscan porch; tall 6/6
sash to either side. Rear of house has 4/8 and 8/8 sashes.
INTERIOR: noted as having original features including panelled
shutters.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:: Garden boundary wall attached to rear
outshut, elliptically arched pedestrian entrance, Gibbs type
surround, vertically boarded door, brick pilaster to left,
further entrance to left without surround. Wall extends for
approx. 4 metres; rear of outshut forms continuation of wall to
Back Walk, otherwise boundary wall appears to have been rebuilt
using original bricks. Rear walls to Nos 49-53 (qv) fronting Back
Walk form a continuous original feature of the streetscape.

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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