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59 AND 60, 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: 59 AND 60, BROAD STREET

List entry Number: 1063885

Location

59 AND 60, 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: 488615

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8454NE BROAD STREET 620-1/16/132 (South side) 22/5/54 Nos.59 AND 60 (Formerly Listed as: BROAD STREET (South side) No.59) (Formerly Listed as: BROAD STREET (South side) No.60)

GV II

2 houses, probably originally with shops, now bank. One build, probably c1750, possibly with earlier origins and with later additions and alterations including ground floor shop front c1920. MATERIALS: Pinkish red brick with flat arches of red gauged brick, stone quoins, keystones and ground floor bank frontage, concealed roof and end brick stacks. EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, 6 first floor windows. Quoins from first floor to full height. 6/6 sashes to first, second and third floors in near flush frames, with moulded sills and flat arches with raised, engraved keystones with cornices. Renewed eaves band and low, coped parapet. Ground floor has unified shop frontage with end entrances, 8-raised-and-fielded-panel double doors with fluted frieze in pilastered reveals and with fanlights with decorative glazing bars and panels to spandrels over, between these are 4 plate glass windows on panelled aprons and with pilasters between, stepped frieze, continuous cornice which breaks forwards over windows. INTERIOR: ground floor altered, otherwise not inspected but said to retain original plasterwork and joinery including staircase with stick balusters at first floor and dado rail. 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, 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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National Grid Reference: SO 84907 54957

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