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NO 49 AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL TO REAR

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: NO 49 AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL TO REAR

List entry Number: 1063856

Location

NO 49 AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL TO REAR, 49, 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: 488587

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/104 (East side) 22/5/54 No.49 and attached boundary wall to rear

GV II

Villa. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick with hipped slate roof, 2 pairs of stucco end-stacks (some rebuilt) with brick oversailing courses; cast-iron balcony. Brick boundary wall. Double-depth plan with central entrance; service wing projects at rear left; single-storey entrance ranges to each side. Stucco detailing includes plinth, outer pilasters with continuos frieze and wide eaves. Two storeys. 5 first-floor windows. First-floor centre has 8-pane French window with divided overlight, otherwise 6/6 sashes where original, all in plain reveals with sashes. Central entrance, distyle Tuscan porch with engaged pilasters and entablature. 4 steps, upper roll-edged, to 6-panel door, part glazed; fanlight of inverted teardrop design; fluted architrave with fleuron 'capitals' Further pair of entrances to left and right ends of elevation with panel doors, that to right part-glazed, each with frieze and blocking course ramped up to centre. Ornate double-scroll motif to balcony above porch with urn finials. Hinged Venetian shutters to ground floor with original 'holdbacks'. 2-storey wing to rear. INTERIOR: not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:: rear service wing has attached boundary wall, approx. 10 metres long by 2.5 metres high; irregular Flemish garden wall bond. Central elliptically arched pedestrian entrance, flush-panelled door, raised pilaster surround. Further similar entrance with boarded door. Rear walls to Nos 49-53 (qv) fronting Back Walk form a continuous original feature of the streetscape.

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 84696 55778

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