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29, BROAD STREET

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: 29, BROAD STREET

List entry Number: 1063866

Location

29, BROAD STREET

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: 488597

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8454NE BROAD STREET 620-1/16/114 (North side) 22/5/54 No.29

GV II

Probably house and shop, now shop. Probably c1750-1770, possibly with earlier origins and with later additions and alterations including c1970s ground-floor shop front. 3 storeys, 4 first-floor windows. Pinkish-brown brick in Flemish bond with gauged brick flat arches; stone sills, keystones, quoins and copings. Quoins from first floor to full height. 6/6 sashes to first and second floors, taller to first floor, in plain reveals and with flat arches and sills; central keystones with incised decoration and those to first floor with cornices. Renewed glazed shop front and central entrance. Crowing low coped parapet. INTERIOR: ground floor altered, otherwise not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: 'By the sixteenth century, Broad Street was second only to High Street in commercial importance. On the direct route through the city from the (Worcester) Bridge (qv), it contained the business premises of a number of important traders and at least two inns'. Several houses in Broad Street are known to have C17 and earlier origins (Nos 32, 40, 41 and 57 (qqv)).

All the listed buildings in Broad Street form a significant group: Nos 10, 10A, 11 with the Crown Inn, 12, 18, 19, 29, 32-36 (consecutive), 40, 41, 43-49 (consecutive), 51-63 (consecutive), 69, 70 and Church of All Saints Church, (qqv); Nos 29, 32-36 (consecutive) and the Church form a further group with Nos 2-22 (consecutive) Bridge Street with No.2 Quay Street (qqv). (Hughes P: Report on No.57 Broad Street for Worcester City Council: 1991-).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84758 54944

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