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70, 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: 70, BROAD STREET

List entry Number: 1063889

Location

70, 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: 08-Mar-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488619

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8454NE BROAD STREET 620-1/16/136 (South side) 08/3/74 No.70

GV II

Probably house and shop, now shop with offices over. Mid C18, possibly with earlier origins and with later additions and alterations including probably early C19 stuccoing and ground floor shop front probably restored late C19. MATERIALS: Stucco over brick with old plain tile roof, hipped to front and pinkish brown brick left stack, cast iron brackets. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 3 first floor windows. First and second floors have 6/6 sashes where original, in near flush frames and with sills. Crowning modillion eaves cornice. Ground floor has shop front with outer pilasters, shaped fascia and modillion cornice, glazed windows with turned mullions and on panelled apron and off centre left part glazed entrance with fanlight. Above shop front cornice are 4 Art Nouveau style scrolled brackets. INTERIOR: ground floor renewed, 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). Nos 69 and 70 also form a group with Nos 31 and 32 The Cross and with Nos 61-65 (consecutive) High Street (qqv). (Hughes P: No.57 Broad Street, Worcester: Report for Worcester City Council: 1991-).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84963 54972

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