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10-13, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1982 / 52°11'53"N

Longitude: -2.2266 / 2°13'35"W

OS Eastings: 384610

OS Northings: 255581

OS Grid: SO846555

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1X8

Mapcode Global: VH92T.C08N

Entry Name: 10-13, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488561

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


620-1/8/78 (South side)
22/5/54 Nos.10-13 (Consecutive)


Terrace of 4 houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations.
Painted stucco over brick; concealed slate roof, 4 brick stacks
with oversailing courses and pots, front pair partially concealed
at ends of pediment. Timber bays to ground floor. Double-depth
plan. Designed to look like one large house although all
entrances are in the facade. 3 storeys with basement and attics.
8 (2:2:2:2) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes
pilasters flanking each pair of windows rising from first-floor
sill band to frieze, moulded cornice and coped parapet; centre 2
houses break forward slightly surmounted by pediment with 3
recessed panels to tympanum; moulded architraves to entrances;
sills; stucco scored to represent ashlar. 6/6 sashes to
first-floor, 3/6 to second; all in plain reveals with sills. 2
small 4/4 attic windows in tympanum. 4 flat-roof canted bays to
ground floor, moulded architraves, 2/1:8/3:2/1 sashes. 3
roll-edged stone steps to entrance; 4-panel doors; bottom pair
flush-beaded, upper raised and fielded with bolection moulding;
radial pattern fanlights. 2-storey service ranges 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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