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Latitude: 52.1979 / 52°11'52"N
Longitude: -2.2277 / 2°13'39"W
OS Eastings: 384532
OS Northings: 255546
OS Grid: SO845555
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1MM
Mapcode Global: VH92T.B0NW
Entry Name: Nos 25 and 26 and Attached Wall to No 25
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063941
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488569
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
620-1/8/86 (West side)
22/5/54 Nos.25 AND 26
and attached wall to No.25
2 semi-detached houses, (No.25 is 2 flats) with attached wall to
left house. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted
stucco over brick with hipped slate roof concealed behind
parapet, central brick stack with oversailing detail and pots.
Stucco over brick to attached walls. Double-depth plan, 2-storey
wings set well back to return elevations. 2 storeys. 4 (1:2:1)
first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes plinth,
Doric-style pilasters to ends and centre, plain eaves band with
moulded top edge. All sashes 8/8 except to side wings which are
6/6, all in plain reveals with sills. 5-panel entrance doors in
return elevations, upper 3 panels raised and fielded, bottom
panels flush, fanlights have radial glazing bars, 2 roll-edged
stone steps to entrances.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: Enclosing walls to entrance of No.25,
entered via open semi-circular headed doorway in east wall. Walls
approx. 3 metres high with coping.
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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