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57 and 58, the Tything

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1971 / 52°11'49"N

Longitude: -2.2235 / 2°13'24"W

OS Eastings: 384822

OS Northings: 255458

OS Grid: SO848554

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.8P0

Mapcode Global: VH92T.D1XH

Plus Code: 9C4V5QWG+VJ

Entry Name: 57 and 58, the Tything

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489204

ID on this website: 101390233

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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620-1/12/646 (West side)
22/05/54 Nos.57 AND 58


Pair of houses, now shops with offices over. Numbered right to
left, described left to right. Probably c1720 with later
additions and alterations including first-floor windows and
balcony Early C19 and ground-floor shop fronts mid C19.
Reddish brick in Flemish bond with ashlar quoins, sills,
keystones, frieze, cornice and copings; concealed roof with
truncated left side and party-wall stacks; wrought- and
cast-iron balcony; timber shop front. 4 storeys, 4 first-floor
windows. Quoins from first floor to full height; plain frieze
and moulded cornice; low coped parapet. First floor has tall
6/9 sashes in plain reveals and continuous balcony with
embellished rods and upper and lower frieze with circle and
star motif; second floor has 6/6 flush sashes with sills,
third floor has 3/3 flush sashes with sills; all with flat
arches of gauged brick and keystones. Ground floor has two
similar shop fronts: plate-glass windows ith cylindrical
mullions, on aprons canted into end entrances, renewed glazed
doors; outer and pair of central panelled pilasters on plinths
embellished with diamond motifs and 'caps', with continuous
fascia and cornice.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
No.1 and Nos 4 to 7 (concecutive) form a group with Nos 51 to
54 (consecutive) and Nos 57 and 58 The Tything (qqv) and form
part of the visual approach to listed buildings in Foregate
Street (qqv).
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire:
Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 333).

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