Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1063852

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Statutory Address: 44, BRITANNIA SQUARE


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Statutory Address: 44, BRITANNIA SQUARE

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SO 84635 55779



SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/100 (North side) 22/5/54 No.44


Detached house. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick with hipped slate roof. Stucco end-stacks with brick oversailing detail and pots. Double-fronted, double-depth plan with entrance in right-return. 2 storeys and cellar. 4 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes plain plinth, corner pilasters with egg-and-dart moulding to caps, plain eaves frieze with moulded top edge; plain band between ground and first-floor windows; stucco scored to represent ashlar. Windows are all 6/6 sashes in plain reveals with sills. Entrance in right-return; 5-panel door, bottom pair of panels flush double-beaded, centre panel and upper pair raised and fielded with bolection moulding; panelled reveals (3-panels all flush double-beaded); radial pattern fanlight; timber doorcase with incised geometrical design to pilasters, similar design to frieze with egg-and-dart moulding below cornice. 6/6 sash to first-floor aligned over entrance. Similar window to left return. INTERIOR Noted as retaining original features including staircase, panelled doors, architrave, skirtings, plaster cornices.

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).


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 488583

Legacy System: LBS

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