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6 and 7, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1985 / 52°11'54"N

Longitude: -2.2261 / 2°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 384642

OS Northings: 255606

OS Grid: SO846556

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.20S

Mapcode Global: VH92T.C0HG

Plus Code: 9C4V5QXF+9H

Entry Name: 6 and 7, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488559

Location: Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

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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620-1/8/76 (South side)
22/5/54 Nos.6 AND 7


2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and
alterations. Painted stucco over brick; slate roof with coped
curvilinear parapeted gables; end, party wall, and rear brick
stacks, all with oversailing detail except centre stack which has
string course at approx. half-height; all with pots. Double-depth
T-plan with entrances in return elevations. 3 storeys with
cellar. 4 (2:2) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes
sills and lining to represent ashlar on the main elevation; on
the entrance porches, plinth, moulded architrave to semi-circular
arch, recessed panels to spandrels, cornice, curvilinear coped
parapet surmounted by ball finial. First-floor sashes are 8/8,
4/4 to second-floor and 8/12 to ground-floor; all in plain
reveals with sills. Single-storey entrance porches set back to
return elevations; door to left-hand house located within archway
is 6-panel, bottom pair flush-beaded, otherwise raised and
fielded; altered fanlight. Archway to right-hand porch is open,
door located in return elevation to main house; door is
half-glazed, 4-panes, bottom pair of panels flush-beaded; porch
has stone-flagged floor; rear and side walls have blind arched

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).

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