Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1063876

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Jun-2001

Statutory Address: 51, BROAD STREET


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Statutory Address: 51, 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 84850 54937


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SO8454NE BROAD STREET 620-1/16/124 (South side) 22/5/54 No.51 (Formerly Listed as: BROAD STREET (South side) Nos.51, 52 AND 53)


Probably house and shop, now shop with flat over. Early C19, possibly with earlier origins and with later additions and alterations including c1980s ground-floor shop front. Brownish-red brick in Flemish bond with stone architraves and cornices; concealed roof and brick end stacks with oversailing courses and pots. 4 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. First and second floors have 6/6 sashes, taller to first floor, all in plain reveals and with sills, all in tooled architraves, those to first floor also have frieze and cornice. Third floor has 3/3 sashes with flat arches of gauged brick. Stepped cyma-moulded cornice over second floor; further cornice over third floor and low coped parapet. Ground floor has renewed shop front in classical style. 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), 69, 70 and Church of All Saints, (qqv). (Hughes P: No.57 Broad Street, Worcester: Report for Worcester City Council: 1991-).


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Legacy System: LBS

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