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19, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1928 / 52°11'33"N

Longitude: -2.2232 / 2°13'23"W

OS Eastings: 384840

OS Northings: 254969

OS Grid: SO848549

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GRN

Mapcode Global: VH92T.F41W

Entry Name: 19, Broad Street

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063865

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488596

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 Nicholas and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO8454NE BROAD STREET
620-1/16/113 (North side)
05/04/71 No.19

GV II

House, now shop. c1770 with later alterations including shop
front c1970s and possibly earlier origins. Dark red brick in
Flemish bond with ashlar quoins, sill and keystones; concealed
roof and end brick stacks. 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows.
Quoins to full height, renewed to ground floor, crowning frieze
and moulded cornice with renewed coped parapet. 6/6 sashes to
first and second floors in plain reveals and with sills, under
flat arches of gauged brick and with keystones. Ground floor has
glazed shop front and glazed entrance.
INTERIOR: noted as retaining original joinery including panelled
shutters to first-floor windows. Decorative plasterwork to
second-floor, rear room ceiling.
HISTORICAL NOTE: 'By the C16, Broad Street was second only to
High Street in commercial importance. On the direct route through
the city from the (Worcester) Bridge (qv), it contained the
business premises of a number of important traders and at least
two inns'. Several houses in Broad Street are known to have C17
and earlier origins (Nos 32, 40, 41 and 57 (qqv).

All the listed buildings in Broad Street form a significant
group: Nos 10, 10A, 11 and the Crown Inn, 12, 18, 19, 29, 32-36
(consecutive), 40, 41, 43-49 (consecutive), 51-63 (consecutive),
69, 70, and Church of All Saints (qqv). (Hughes P: No.57 Broad
Street, Worcester: Report for Worcester City Council: 1991-).

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

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