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54, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1926 / 52°11'33"N

Longitude: -2.2228 / 2°13'22"W

OS Eastings: 384867

OS Northings: 254950

OS Grid: SO848549

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GTX

Mapcode Global: VH92T.F580

Plus Code: 9C4V5QVG+2V

Entry Name: 54, Broad Street

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488610

ID on this website: 101063879

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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620-1/16/127 (South side)
05/04/71 No.54


Probably house and shop, now shop and offices over. Mid C18,
possibly with earlier origins and with later additions and
alterations including ground-floor shop front c1980s.
Reddish-orange brick in Flemish bond with flat arches of rubbed
red brick, painted ashlar quoins, sills, keystones and cornices;
plain tile roof with tall brick stack at left with oversailing
course and pots. 3 storeys with attic, 3 first-floor windows.
First floor has 2/1 sashes and second floor has 2/2 sashes, all
in near-flush frames and with shaped sills, flat arches and
fluted keystones with cornices. Quoins from first-floor to full
height, replaced to ground floor. Ground floor has plate glass
shop front and glazed door. Moulded cornice, coped parapet. Attic
dormer has casement window and hipped roof.
INTERIOR: ground floor renewed; original joinery includes
raised-and-fielded-panel shutters to first floor, otherwise not
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 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-).

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