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Latitude: 52.1926 / 52°11'33"N
Longitude: -2.222 / 2°13'19"W
OS Eastings: 384922
OS Northings: 254956
OS Grid: SO849549
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.H1R
Mapcode Global: VH92T.F4PY
Entry Name: 62 and 63, Broad Street
Listing Date: 8 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063887
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488617
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
620-1/16/134 (South side)
08/3/74 Nos.62 AND 63
Probably originally 2 houses and shops, now 2 shops with offices
over. Numbered right to left, described left to right. One build.
Probably c1770, possibly with earlier origins and with later
additions and alterations including ground floor shop fronts
MATERIALS: Brick, painted with plain tile roof, stone sills.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attics, 3+2 first-floor windows. First
and second floors have plain horned sashes in near flush frames
under flat arches of gauged brick, those to right house have
chanelled keystones with cornices, sills, those to second floor
are moulded. Crowning eaves band and cornice. Attics: 2 gabled
roof dormers to left have plain horned sashes, further roof
dormer to right has casements. Ground floor has glazed shop
fronts and glazed doors, fascias.
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
(qqv)). 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:
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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