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44, 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: 44, BRITANNIA SQUARE

List entry Number: 1063852

Location

44, 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: 488583

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Details

WORCESTER

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

GV II

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).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84635 55779

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