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16 and 17, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1981 / 52°11'53"N

Longitude: -2.227 / 2°13'37"W

OS Eastings: 384584

OS Northings: 255563

OS Grid: SO845555

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1T1

Mapcode Global: VH92T.C01S

Plus Code: 9C4V5QXF+66

Entry Name: 16 and 17, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488563

Location: 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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Listing Text


620-1/8/80 (South side)
22/5/54 Nos.16 AND 17


2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and
alterations. Painted stucco over brick; hipped slate roof, party
wall stack to front and rear roof slope with oversailing courses
and pots. Canted bays in timber with dentilated and bracketed
eaves. Timber-framed conservatory to left return. Double-depth
plan with entrances in 2-storey wings set back to left and right
return elevations. 3 storeys. 2 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes sills. 2-storey flat-roof canted bays
(1/1:2/2:1/1) are mid c19; Second-floor windows are 6/6. 3/3
sashes to first-floor of wings. Door to left-hand house is
3-panel, upper panel glazed, bottom pair flush-beaded; French
window in return wall; both accessed through lean-to
conservatory; right-hand house has similar 3-panel door but upper
panel is raised and fielded; plain semi-elliptical fanlights.
Return elevations and wings are unpainted brick.
INTERIOR: right-hand house retains some original features
including panelled doors, architraves, picture rails; staircase
with winders and square balusters; fireplaces on second-floor.
Left house not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: A glazed structure is indicated on the left-hand
house on the 1886 Ordnance Survey map drawn to a scale of 1:500.

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 a 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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