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11 and 12, New Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1915 / 52°11'29"N

Longitude: -2.2186 / 2°13'6"W

OS Eastings: 385156

OS Northings: 254828

OS Grid: SO851548

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.HXH

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H5HV

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRJ+HH

Entry Name: 11 and 12, New Street

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390013

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488964

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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Description


WORCESTER

SO8554NW NEW STREET
620-1/17/451 (East side)
22/05/54 Nos.11 AND 12

GV II

House and Methodist Chapel, now 2 houses. Mid C18 with later
additions and alterations including early C19 shop front and
c1980s restorations. Reddish brick in Flemish bond with ashlar
bands and plain tile roof, left end stack with oversailing
course and pots. 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. First floor
continuous sill band and second-floor band. First and second
floors have 8/8 near-flush cambered-arched sashes under
flat-headed cambered arches, dummy sashes to centre. Ground
floor: at left a multi-pane bow window between reeded
pilasters, frieze; two 6-panel doors with overlights in reeded
surrounds. At right a renewed 8/8 sash with cambered arch.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: plaque to front records that John Wesley
opened the first Methodist Chapel in Worcester in this
building, 1772. 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-: 199-200; Royal Commission on the
Historical Monuments of England: Nonconformist Chapels &
Meeting Houses(Hfds., Worcs. & Warwicks.: 1986-: 259).

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