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Latitude: 52.1996 / 52°11'58"N
Longitude: -2.2251 / 2°13'30"W
OS Eastings: 384712
OS Northings: 255734
OS Grid: SO847557
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.281
Mapcode Global: VH92M.DZ14
Entry Name: No 51 and Piers and Attached Wall to Rear
Listing Date: 22 May 1954
Last Amended: 27 June 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063858
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488589
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedral
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
SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE
620-1/8/106 (East side)
and piers and attached wall
(Formerly Listed as:
Villa. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick with hipped slate roof. Four rebuilt brick and stucco
end stacks. Double-depth plan with side entrance; single-storey
range at rear left, later 2-storey central service wing to rear.
Garden facade: 2 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco
detailing: scored in imitation of ashlar, outer pilaster strips,
continuos frieze and cornice. First-floor has 8/8 sashes,
ground-floor has tall 8/12 sashes, all in reveals with sills.
Entrance to right return, distyle Tuscan porch, part-glazed door
with margin lights, fanlight with radial glazing bars, all in
reveals. Oculus window to first-floor right return, inserted
1990s. Rear retains 6/6 sashes and central round-arched staircase
INTERIOR: noted as having original features including narrow
open-well staircase with stick balusters, panelled shutters and
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:: pair of rusticated piers with renewed
gates. Kitchen garden wall abuts outshut at rear approx. 9 metres
long by 2.5 metres high, Flemish bond. Central elliptically
arched pedestrian entrance with 6 flush panelled door. Rear walls
to Nos 49-53 (qv) fronting Back Walk form a continuous original
feature of the streetscape.
All the listed buildings in Britannia Square (qv) form a unified
group, started in 1820 and planned around a large green in which
the main house is placed ('Springfield', qv). Compares with
similar although smaller developments in Worcester such as
Lansdowne Crescent, Lark Hill, and Rainbow Hill Terrace (qqv).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth:
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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