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46 and 47, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1925 / 52°11'32"N

Longitude: -2.2235 / 2°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 384821

OS Northings: 254936

OS Grid: SO848549

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GPK

Mapcode Global: VH92T.D5X3

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRG+XJ

Entry Name: 46 and 47, Broad Street

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063873

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488604

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 Nicholas and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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620-1/16/121 (South side)
22/5/54 Nos.46 AND 47


2 houses probably originally with shops, now shops with flats.
Numbered right to left, described left to right. Probably c1750
with later additions and alterations including ground-floor shop
front c1980s. Reddish-orange brick in Flemish bond with stone
sills and keystones; stuccoed to ground floor at left; concealed
roof and massive brick stack at left with oversailing pots. 4
storeys, 4 first-floor windows. First and second floors have 6/6
sashes, third floor has 3/3 sashes, all in flush frames and sith
sills and flat arches of gauged brick with central keystones;
keystones have incised motif to ground and third floors and
flutes to second floor, those to first and second floors have
cornices. Ground floor retains horizontal rustication at left,
left entrance a part-glazed door with lower raised and flush
panel in plain reveals and with tooled architrave. Plate glass
windows with timber mullion and transom. Shop front to right has
end pilasters and plate-glass window on plinth and with fascia.
INTERIOR not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: 'By the sixteenth century, 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

All the listed buildings in Broad Street form a significant
group: Nos 10, 10A, 11 with 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-).

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