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23 and 24, Britannia Square

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1979 / 52°11'52"N

Longitude: -2.2278 / 2°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 384528

OS Northings: 255537

OS Grid: SO845555

Mapcode National: GBR 1G4.1LK

Mapcode Global: VH92T.B0MY

Entry Name: 23 and 24, Britannia Square

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488568

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


620-1/8/85 (West side)
22/5/54 Nos.23 AND 24


2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and
alterations. Painted stucco over brick with hipped slate roof,
partially renewed end stacks with brick oversailing detail and
pots. Cast-iron balustrade to porch. Double-depth plan with
adjoining central entrance doors within shared porch. 2 storeys.
3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes plinth, raised
chamfered quoins and matching rustication to door surrounds and
square columns to porch. All sashes 8/8 except centre first-floor
which is a pair of 4/4 with central mullion, all in plain reveals
with sills. 5-panel entrance doors with overlights within
Doric-style porch supported on 3 columns, ornamental cast-iron
balustrade in scroll design to front, 3 tapered, roll-edged stone
steps to each side of porch.

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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