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5, 5A, 6 and 6A, the Tything

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1974 / 52°11'50"N

Longitude: -2.2232 / 2°13'23"W

OS Eastings: 384838

OS Northings: 255484

OS Grid: SO848554

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.8Q0

Mapcode Global: VH92T.F109

Plus Code: 9C4V5QWG+XP

Entry Name: 5, 5A, 6 and 6A, the Tything

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Last Amended: 12 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489174

ID on this website: 101390204

Location: Britannia Square, 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 George with St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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620-1/12/617 (East side)
05/04/71 Nos.5, 5A, 6 AND 6A
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.5 AND 6)


2 houses, now shops. c1730 with later additions and
alterations including shop fronts of c1880. Reddish brick,
painted with probably artificial stone shop fronts and plain
tile roof. 2 storeys with attics, 6 first-floor windows (3:3)
and with outer rear ranges. First floor has 6/6
near-flush-frame sashes with sills and flat arches of gauged
brick. Brickwork breaks forward over windows to form frieze,
modillion eaves band. Attic has 4 box dormers, those two to
right with casements, otherwise unglazed. Ground floor has
continuous shop frontage with end and 2 off-centre pilasters
with ornamented friezes, 'gothic' caps and gablets over,
continuous moulded frieze and brattishing. Outer glazed shop
windows retain 'overlights' with glazing bars; lower aprons;
three central entrances have 6-panel door between glazed
doors, overlights.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
No.1 and Nos 4 to 7 (consecutive) form a group with Nos 51 to
54 (consecutive) and Nos 57 and 58 The Tything (qqv). The
group forms a visual approach to listed buildings in Foregate
Street (qqv).

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