6 AND 7, BRITANNIA SQUARE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1063928

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Statutory Address: 6 AND 7, BRITANNIA SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: 6 AND 7, BRITANNIA SQUARE

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 84643 55606

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/76 (South side) 22/5/54 Nos.6 AND 7

GV II

2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick; slate roof with coped curvilinear parapeted gables; end, party wall, and rear brick stacks, all with oversailing detail except centre stack which has string course at approx. half-height; all with pots. Double-depth T-plan with entrances in return elevations. 3 storeys with cellar. 4 (2:2) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes sills and lining to represent ashlar on the main elevation; on the entrance porches, plinth, moulded architrave to semi-circular arch, recessed panels to spandrels, cornice, curvilinear coped parapet surmounted by ball finial. First-floor sashes are 8/8, 4/4 to second-floor and 8/12 to ground-floor; all in plain reveals with sills. Single-storey entrance porches set back to return elevations; door to left-hand house located within archway is 6-panel, bottom pair flush-beaded, otherwise raised and fielded; altered fanlight. Archway to right-hand porch is open, door located in return elevation to main house; door is half-glazed, 4-panes, bottom pair of panels flush-beaded; porch has stone-flagged floor; rear and side walls have blind arched recesses.

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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Legacy System number: 488559

Legacy System: LBS

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