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15, New Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1917 / 52°11'29"N

Longitude: -2.2185 / 2°13'6"W

OS Eastings: 385162

OS Northings: 254846

OS Grid: SO851548

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.HYJ

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H5KQ

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRJ+MJ

Entry Name: 15, New Street

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488965

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


WORCESTER

SO8554NW NEW STREET
620-1/17/452 (East side)
05/04/71 No.15

GV II

House, now shop. c1700 with later additions and alterations
including mid C19 shop front. Reddish brick in Flemish bond
with flat arches of red gauged brick; ashlar sills, keystones,
cornice and copings; cement tile roof; timber shop front.
PLAN: probably original lobby entry at centre of a left side
passage.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. First floor has 6/6
flush sashes; second floor has 2/2 flush sashes; all with
sills, flat arches and central keystones, those to first floor
with cornices. Crowning frieze and ovolo-moulded cornice;
renewed low coped parapet. Shop front has end pilasters with
unk panels and pilaster to right of left entrance a 4-panel
door with overlight; 4-pane windows on aprons, off-centre right
entrance, glazed double doors and overlight; continuous frieze
and cornice with end brackets.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
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-: 149-151, 200).

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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