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52, 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: 52, BROAD STREET

List entry Number: 1063877

Location

52, 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: 27-Jun-2001

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488608

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History

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8454NE BROAD STREET 620-1/16/125 (South side) 22/5/54 No.52 (Formerly Listed as: BROAD STREET (South side) Nos.51, 52 AND 53)

GV II

Probably house and shop, now building society. Facade c1820, probably with earlier origins and with later additions and alterations including c1980s to ground-floor shop front. Stucco over brick with concealed roof. 3 storeys, 3 first-floor windows. First and second floor sill bands. 2/2 horned sashes in near-flush frames with tooled architraves, those to first floor have friezes and pediments. Crowning low coped parapet. Horizontal rustication to ground floor. End and off-centre left entrances: renewed 6-panel doors, that to centre part-glazed. Renewed windows between chanelled horizontal pilaster strips. INTERIOR altered to ground floor, 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 on 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 and 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, (qqv). (Hughes P: No.57 Broad Street, Worcester: Report for Worcester City Council: 1991-).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84855 54941

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