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2, BRITANNIA SQUARE

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: 2, BRITANNIA SQUARE

List entry Number: 1063925

Location

2, BRITANNIA SQUARE

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: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 488556

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History

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/73 (South side) 22/5/54 No.2

GV II

House. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick; hipped slate roof; altered brick end stacks with pots; end and ridge brick stacks to rear range. Double-depth plan with central entrance and hallway. 2 storeys. 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes moulded architrave to entrance and sills; stucco scored to represent ashlar. Sashes are 8/8 except centre first-floor which is 6/6; all in plain reveals with sills. 5 panel entrance door, bottom pair flush double beaded, centre panel raised and fielded, upper pair glazed; fanlight. 2-storey rear range with ridge running parallel to that of front range; roof hipped to left end; rear range offset to right and linked to right return of front range by single-storey flat-roofed infill; access via 2-panel door. Left return is plain brick; right return is painted brick. 3/2 and 2/2 sashes to rear elevation.

All the listed buildings in Britannia Square (qv) form a unified group, started in 1820 and planned around a large green in which the main house is placed ('Springfield', qv). Compares with similar although smaller developments in Worcester such as Lansdowne Crescent, Lark Hill, and Rainbow Hill Terrace (qqv). (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 334).



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National Grid Reference: SO 84683 55638

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