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NO 50 AND ATTACHED 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 50 AND ATTACHED WALL TO REAR

List entry Number: 1063857

Location

NO 50 AND ATTACHED WALL TO REAR, 50, 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: 488588

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History

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/105 (East side) 22/5/54 No.50 and attached 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 with cornices. Timber verandah with tented light metal roof. Brick boundary wall to rear. Double-depth plan with side entrance, single-storey service range to rear right. Garden facade: 2 storey, 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes outer pilaster strips, continuous frieze and cornice, wide eaves; first-floor windows have round blind-arch above with scalloped fan motif; first-floor band. First-floor has 8/8 sashes, ground-floor has tall 8/2 sashes, all in plain reveals with sills. Lattice work of verandah uprights and frieze based on oval design. Entrance in right return, renewed 6-panel door; fanlight with decorative glazing; distyle Tuscan porch; tall 6/6 sash to either side. Rear of house has 4/8 and 8/8 sashes. INTERIOR: noted as having original features including panelled shutters. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES:: Garden boundary wall attached to rear outshut, elliptically arched pedestrian entrance, Gibbs type surround, vertically boarded door, brick pilaster to left, further entrance to left without surround. Wall extends for approx. 4 metres; rear of outshut forms continuation of wall to Back Walk, otherwise boundary wall appears to have been rebuilt using original bricks. 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 84704 55765

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