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Market Hall (Elevation to New Street Only)

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1914 / 52°11'28"N

Longitude: -2.2188 / 2°13'7"W

OS Eastings: 385142

OS Northings: 254814

OS Grid: SO851548

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.PVB

Mapcode Global: VH92T.H5DY

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRJ+GF

Entry Name: Market Hall (Elevation to New Street Only)

Listing Date: 8 March 1974

Last Amended: 12 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488974

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
620-1/17/461 (West side)
08/03/74 Market Hall (elevation to
New Street only)
Formerly Listed as:
NEW STREET
(West side)
Market Hall (rear elevation
only))

GV II

Market hall facade. Dated 1849, with later additions. Stucco
scored in imitation of ashlar over brick. Single tall storey, 3
bays. Plinth. End giant Doric pilasters and to central recess;
central entrance has renewed glazed double doors and tall
multi-pane window over, between 2 giant half-engaged fluted Doric
columns in antis. To either side are tall round-arched openings,
that to left has part-glazed door and windows with glazing bars
over, that to right a 9-pane window; above these openings are
recessed oblong panels. Columns and pilasters surmounted by
continuous frieze, architrave and raised parapet to centre and
right, copings.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: New Street had changed its name from the
medieval Glover Street by 1523.
A significant streetscape feature.

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