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49, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1924 / 52°11'32"N

Longitude: -2.2232 / 2°13'23"W

OS Eastings: 384840

OS Northings: 254929

OS Grid: SO848549

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GRS

Mapcode Global: VH92T.F514

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRG+XP

Entry Name: 49, Broad Street

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488606

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


620-1/16/123 (South side)
05/04/71 No.49


Probably house and shop, now shop and flat over. Mid/late C18
with possible earlier origins and with later additions and
alterations including probably C19 balconettes and c1970s
ground-floor shop front. Reddish-orange brick in Flemish bond
with flat arches of red rubbed brick with stone sills and
concealed roof; cast-iron balconettes. 3 storeys, 3 first-floor
windows. First floor has 6/6 sashes; second floor has 3/6 sashes,
all in plain reveals and with sills. Windows to first floor has
scrolled balconettes. Renewed low coped parapet. Glazed and tiled
shop front, canted plate-glass windows and glazed door.
INTERIOR ground floor altered, otherwise 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 on 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-).

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

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