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2, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1988 / 52°11'55"N

Longitude: -2.2255 / 2°13'31"W

OS Eastings: 384683

OS Northings: 255638

OS Grid: SO846556

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.252

Mapcode Global: VH92M.CZTT

Entry Name: 2, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488556

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 George with St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


620-1/8/73 (South side)
22/5/54 No.2


House. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco
over brick; hipped slate roof; altered brick end stacks with
pots; end and ridge brick stacks to rear range. Double-depth plan
with central entrance and hallway. 2 storeys. 3 first-floor
windows. Stucco detailing includes moulded architrave to entrance
and sills; stucco scored to represent ashlar. Sashes are 8/8
except centre first-floor which is 6/6; all in plain reveals with
sills. 5 panel entrance door, bottom pair flush double beaded,
centre panel raised and fielded, upper pair glazed; fanlight.
2-storey rear range with ridge running parallel to that of front
range; roof hipped to left end; rear range offset to right and
linked to right return of front range by single-storey
flat-roofed infill; access via 2-panel door. Left return is plain
brick; right return is painted brick. 3/2 and 2/2 sashes to rear

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:
1968-1985: 334).

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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