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2, North Parade

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1916 / 52°11'29"N

Longitude: -2.2259 / 2°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 384652

OS Northings: 254846

OS Grid: SO846548

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.G23

Mapcode Global: VH92T.C5LQ

Entry Name: 2, North Parade

Listing Date: 18 August 1999

Last Amended: 12 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488975

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Worcester St Nicholas and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


WORCESTER

SO8454NE NORTH PARADE
620-1/16/463 (East side)
18/08/99 No.2
Formerly Listed as:
NORTH PARADE
(East side)
No.2
Former Warehouse Building)

GV II

Hop warehouse, now flats. c1880 with later additions and
alterations including conversion to flats c1976-97. Red brick in
Flemish bond with gault brick bands and dressings to windows,
ashlar voussoirs and returns in reddish-orange brick in English
bond; slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys with attic to gable, 3 bays. Pilaster strips
to ends and to either side of centre bay, with paired pilasters
to fourth storey; continuous cornices at each floor, cyma moulded
cornice to ground floor, then dentil cornices to first and second
floors and modillion cornices to third floor; wide pediment with
modillion surround. Centre bay has openings to all floors, except
attic, which are part-glazed doors; hinged platforms are
retained. Hoist bracket in attic set within glazed lunette with
round arch of gault brick.
WINDOWS: ground floor has two large semi-circular windows with
multi-pane glazing to casements and round, gauged brick arches
with alternate ashlar voussoirs, double chamfered sills. First
floor has multi-pane casements, one pair to each outer bay, with
plain lintels, plain reveals and shaped sills; tiles to aprons
have foliate motif. First floor has multi-pane casements, one
pair to each outer bay, with plain lintels, plain reveals and
shaped sills; tiles to aprons have foliate motif. Multi-pane,
round-arched casement windows to second floor with alternating
voussoirs to gauged brick round arches. Third floor has 2-light
multi-pane casement windows between single lights to each bay
with pilasters between, those to centre visually support the
attic lunette.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Forms a significant streetscape feature, grouping with Worcester
Bridge, Bridge Street. The most architecturally elaborate
warehouse in Worcester associated with this significant regional
industry.


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

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