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20, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1979 / 52°11'52"N

Longitude: -2.2272 / 2°13'38"W

OS Eastings: 384565

OS Northings: 255547

OS Grid: SO845555

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1QX

Mapcode Global: VH92T.B0XW

Entry Name: 20, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488565

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
620-1/8/82 (South side)
22/5/54 No.20

GV II

House. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick; hipped slate roof; central stucco stack with brick
oversailing detail and pots. Double-depth plan with entrance in
right return elevation. 2-storeys. 2 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing includes full-height pilasters to ends and centre
linked by plain frieze; sills; fluted architrave to entrance. 8/8
sashes in plain reveals with sills; external louvered shutters to
ground floor. Left return is painted brick; right return has 6/6
sash to first-floor at right with entrance below; 6-panel door,
upper panels glazed with bolection moulding, bottom pair flush
with double-bead, panelled reveals are all flush-beaded; plain
fanlight. 2-storey service range to rear left.

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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