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Latitude: 52.1982 / 52°11'53"N
Longitude: -2.228 / 2°13'40"W
OS Eastings: 384515
OS Northings: 255573
OS Grid: SO845555
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1KB
Mapcode Global: VH92T.B0JQ
Entry Name: 27a and 27b, Britannia Square
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063883
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488571
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 George with St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/88 (West side)
22/5/54 Nos.27A AND 27B
2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and
alterations. Painted stucco over brick with hipped slate roof; 4
stacks (2 to party wall in front and rear roof slopes, 2 end
stacks), all with wide moulded cornice detail and pots.
Full-height entrance wings set well back to return elevations. 2
storeys, 4 first-floor windows (1:2:1). Stucco detailing includes
plinth and eaves band and later C19 canted bay with cornice and
blocking course. All windows 2/2 sashes excepting bay to right
ground-floor which are 1/1, all in plain reveals with sills.
6-panel entrance doors, fanlights with radial glazing bars, door
and fanlight to No.27B renewed.
All the listed buildings in Britannia Square (qv) form a unified
group, started in 1820 and planned around a large green in which
the main house is placed ('Springfield', qv). Compares with
similar although smaller developments in Worcester such as
Lansdowne Crescent, Lark Hill, and Rainbow Hill Terrace (qqv).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth:
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