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51, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1925 / 52°11'32"N

Longitude: -2.223 / 2°13'22"W

OS Eastings: 384850

OS Northings: 254938

OS Grid: SO848549

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GSV

Mapcode Global: VH92T.F542

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRG+XQ

Entry Name: 51, Broad Street

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488607

Location: 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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Listing Text


620-1/16/124 (South side)
22/5/54 No.51
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.51, 52 AND 53)


Probably house and shop, now shop with flat over. Early C19,
possibly with earlier origins and with later additions and
alterations including c1980s ground-floor shop front.
Brownish-red brick in Flemish bond with stone architraves and
cornices; concealed roof and brick end stacks with oversailing
courses and pots. 4 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. First and
second floors have 6/6 sashes, taller to first floor, all in
plain reveals and with sills, all in tooled architraves, those to
first floor also have frieze and cornice. Third floor has 3/3
sashes with flat arches of gauged brick. Stepped cyma-moulded
cornice over second floor; further cornice over third floor and
low coped parapet. Ground floor has renewed shop front in
classical style.
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 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), 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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