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Latitude: 52.1979 / 52°11'52"N
Longitude: -2.2278 / 2°13'39"W
OS Eastings: 384528
OS Northings: 255537
OS Grid: SO845555
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1LK
Mapcode Global: VH92T.B0MY
Entry Name: 23 and 24, Britannia Square
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063940
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488568
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 George with St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/85 (West side)
22/5/54 Nos.23 AND 24
2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and
alterations. Painted stucco over brick with hipped slate roof,
partially renewed end stacks with brick oversailing detail and
pots. Cast-iron balustrade to porch. Double-depth plan with
adjoining central entrance doors within shared porch. 2 storeys.
3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes plinth, raised
chamfered quoins and matching rustication to door surrounds and
square columns to porch. All sashes 8/8 except centre first-floor
which is a pair of 4/4 with central mullion, all in plain reveals
with sills. 5-panel entrance doors with overlights within
Doric-style porch supported on 3 columns, ornamental cast-iron
balustrade in scroll design to front, 3 tapered, roll-edged stone
steps to each side of porch.
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:
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