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49 and 50, New Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1916 / 52°11'29"N

Longitude: -2.2188 / 2°13'7"W

OS Eastings: 385138

OS Northings: 254840

OS Grid: SO851548

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.HV8

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H5CR

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRJ+JF

Entry Name: 49 and 50, New Street

Listing Date: 8 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488973

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


620-1/17/460 (West side)
08/03/74 Nos.49 AND 50


2 house, now shops and offices. Numbered right to left, described
left to right. Early C18 with later additions and alterations
including mid C19 shop front. Pinkish-brown brick in Flemish bond
with flat arches of dark red gauged brick, stone copings and
sills; renewed plain tile roof and end brick stacks with
oversailing courses and pots; timber framing to internal walls.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. First floor has 6/6
flush sashes; second floor has outer 3/6 flush sashes, to centre
a blind opening painted to resemble 3/6 sash; all with flat
arches. Crowning low coped parapet. Ground floor has continuous
shop front: end entrances, that to right a 4-panel part-glazed
door with lower flush panels, 2 entrances to left have lower
flush panels and upper glazing; central glazed windows with
glazing bars and panelled aprons, pilasters between windows and
to ends, frieze and dentil cornice.
INTERIOR: both houses retain closed-string dogleg staircases with
turned bulbous bulb-on-onion balusters and moulded handrails;
both retain exposed purlins; party-wall has rectangular framing.
House to right (No.49) retains some 2-panel doors.
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
(Hughes P: Buildings and the Building Trade in Worcester
1540-1650: PhD thesis: 1990-: 200).

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

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