29, BROAD STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1063866

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Statutory Address: 29, BROAD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: 29, BROAD STREET

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 84758 54944

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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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