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Latitude: 52.1925 / 52°11'32"N
Longitude: -2.2227 / 2°13'21"W
OS Eastings: 384871
OS Northings: 254940
OS Grid: SO848549
Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.GW1
Mapcode Global: VH92T.F592
Entry Name: 54, Broad Street
Listing Date: 5 April 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063879
English Heritage Legacy ID: 488610
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 Nicholas and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO8454NE BROAD STREET
620-1/16/127 (South side)
Probably house and shop, now shop and offices over. Mid C18,
possibly with earlier origins and with later additions and
alterations including ground-floor shop front c1980s.
Reddish-orange brick in Flemish bond with flat arches of rubbed
red brick, painted ashlar quoins, sills, keystones and cornices;
plain tile roof with tall brick stack at left with oversailing
course and pots. 3 storeys with attic, 3 first-floor windows.
First floor has 2/1 sashes and second floor has 2/2 sashes, all
in near-flush frames and with shaped sills, flat arches and
fluted keystones with cornices. Quoins from first-floor to full
height, replaced to ground floor. Ground floor has plate glass
shop front and glazed door. Moulded cornice, coped parapet. Attic
dormer has casement window and hipped roof.
INTERIOR: ground floor renewed; original joinery includes
raised-and-fielded-panel shutters to first floor, otherwise not
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 and 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, (qqv). (Hughes P: No.57 Broad
Street, Worcester: Report for Worcester City Council: 1991-).
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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