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14 and 15, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1982 / 52°11'53"N

Longitude: -2.2268 / 2°13'36"W

OS Eastings: 384596

OS Northings: 255571

OS Grid: SO845555

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1V3

Mapcode Global: VH92T.C04Q

Entry Name: 14 and 15, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488562

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
620-1/8/79 (South side)
22/5/54 Nos.14 AND 15

GV II

2 semi-detached houses but adjoining terrace [Nos.10-13 (qv)] to
left. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick; concealed slate roof; stuccoed party-wall stack with
oversailing detail and pots; brick stack similarly terminated to
rear roof slope. Double-depth plan with entrances at extreme left
and right of facade. 3 storeys. 4 (2:2) first-floor windows.
Stucco detailing includes half-height pilasters to ends and
centre rising from band below first-floor window sills; frieze,
cornice and parapet with coping; moulded architrave to entrances.
Ground-floor windows are 8/8, first-floor 6/6 and second-floor
3/6; all in plain reveals with sills. 3 roll-edged steps to
entrance, 6-panel door, bottom pair flush-beaded, upper panels
raised and fielded with bolection moulding; Gothic pattern
fanlight. Right return elevation is unpainted brick.
Single-storey service ranges to rear.

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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