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27a and 27b, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488571

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 George with St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/88 (West side)
22/5/54 Nos.27A AND 27B

GV II

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:
1968-1985: 334).

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

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