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2, North Parade

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4V5QRF+MJ

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: Cathedral, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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


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

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