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29, Broad Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1925 / 52°11'33"N

Longitude: -2.2244 / 2°13'27"W

OS Eastings: 384758

OS Northings: 254944

OS Grid: SO847549

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GFV

Mapcode Global: VH92T.D5F1

Entry Name: 29, Broad Street

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488597

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


620-1/16/114 (North side)
22/5/54 No.29


Probably house and shop, now shop. Probably c1750-1770, possibly
with earlier origins and with later additions and alterations
including c1970s ground-floor shop front. 3 storeys, 4
first-floor windows. Pinkish-brown brick in Flemish bond with
gauged brick flat arches; stone sills, keystones, quoins and
copings. Quoins from first floor to full height. 6/6 sashes to
first and second floors, taller to first floor, in plain reveals
and with flat arches and sills; central keystones with incised
decoration and those to first floor with cornices. Renewed glazed
shop front and central entrance. Crowing low coped parapet.
INTERIOR: ground floor altered, otherwise not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: 'By the sixteenth century, Broad Street was
second only to High Street in commercial importance. On the
direct route through the city from the (Worcester) Bridge (qv),
it contained the business premises of a number of important
traders and at least two inns'. Several houses in Broad Street
are known to have C17 and earlier origins (Nos 32, 40, 41 and 57

All the listed buildings in Broad Street form a significant
group: Nos 10, 10A, 11 with the Crown Inn, 12, 18, 19, 29, 32-36
(consecutive), 40, 41, 43-49 (consecutive), 51-63 (consecutive),
69, 70 and Church of All Saints Church, (qqv); Nos 29, 32-36
(consecutive) and the Church form a further group with Nos 2-22
(consecutive) Bridge Street with No.2 Quay Street (qqv). (Hughes
P: Report on No.57 Broad Street for Worcester City Council:

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