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28 AND 29, BRITANNIA SQUARE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 28 AND 29, BRITANNIA SQUARE

List entry Number: 1063841

Location

28 AND 29, BRITANNIA SQUARE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488572

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History

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/89 (West side) 22/5/54 Nos.28 AND 29

GV II

2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick, hipped slate roof, partially renewed party wall stacks with brick oversailing detail and pots. Double-depth plan, outer ranges set well back with concealed roofs. 3 storeys, 6 (1:4:1) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes sill band to first- and second-floor, plain frieze to eaves, triple angled corners. Main range has tall 6/9 sashes to first and ground floor; outer ranges have 6/6 sashes to first and ground floor, all second-floor windows are 3/6. Entrances to ends of main range, 5-panel doors in panelled reveals, fanlight with radial glazing bars. Outer ranges have 6/6 sashes to first and ground floor, 3/6 to second floor. INTERIOR: Noted as having original plasterwork and joinery including curved open-well staircase with stick balusters and wreathed handrail; Regency-style marble fireplace.

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).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84510 55584

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