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4 and 5, New Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1911 / 52°11'28"N

Longitude: -2.2185 / 2°13'6"W

OS Eastings: 385162

OS Northings: 254787

OS Grid: SO851547

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.PXM

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H6K3

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRJ+FJ

Entry Name: 4 and 5, New Street

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488960

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 Martin's in the Cornmarket with St Swithun and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


NEW STREET (East side)
Nos.4 and 5

House,now two shops.Numbered right to left,described left to right.Mid C18 with later additions and alterations including shop fronts mid C19.Stucco over brick with ashlar bands and doorcase and concealed roof.EXTERIOR:Two storeys,five first floor windows with single storey entrance bay at right.First floor has continuous sill band and six/six flush sashes with continuous cavetto-moulded band over.Ground floor:to left shop front has outer pilasters then acanthus console brackets with cornice and acroteria,panelled plinth,three-pane window with chamfered mullions canted in to entrance at right a part-glazed door with lower panel and blocked overlight;then a central entrance a renewed door with fanlight between pilasters with fronds to caps and oval over,cornice.Then a shop front with pilasters, fascia and cornice with renewed glazing,entrance at right a part-glazed door.Further part-glazed renewed door with overlight within panelled pilasters to entrance bay,with low coped parapet.Crowning coped parapet.INTERIOR:No.4 has axial beam and moulded cornice which continues over beam.First floor said to retain plasterwork and joinery.HISTORICAL NOTE:New Street had changed its name from the medieval Glover Street by 1523.Hughes:'New Street,in its C16 and C17 phase,was a street of dwelling-houses with workshops behind.'(Hughes P:Buildings and the Building Trade in Worcester 1540-1650:PhD thesis:1990:200).

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