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Latitude: 52.1925 / 52°11'33"N
Longitude: -2.223 / 2°13'22"W
OS Eastings: 384855
OS Northings: 254941
OS Grid: SO848549
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GSV
Mapcode Global: VH92T.F552
Entry Name: 52, Broad Street
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Last Amended: 27 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063877
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488608
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1
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
SO8454NE BROAD STREET
620-1/16/125 (South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
Nos.51, 52 AND 53)
Probably house and shop, now building society. Facade c1820,
probably with earlier origins and with later additions and
alterations including c1980s to ground-floor shop front. Stucco
over brick with concealed roof. 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows.
First and second floor sill bands. 2/2 horned sashes in
near-flush frames with tooled architraves, those to first floor
have friezes and pediments. Crowning low coped parapet.
Horizontal rustication to ground floor. End and off-centre left
entrances: renewed 6-panel doors, that to centre part-glazed.
Renewed windows between chanelled horizontal pilaster strips.
INTERIOR altered to ground floor, 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 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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