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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.


List entry Number: 1063929



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

District Type: District Authority


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: 488560

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SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/77 (South side) 22/5/54 Nos.8 AND 9 Albion House


2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick; concealed slate roof; large concealed party-wall stack, brick with oversailing courses and pots. C20 ferrous railings to area. Designed to look like one large Classical style villa. Double-depth plan with entrance in set-back wing to left and right. 3 storeys and basement. 6 (1:4:1) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes full-height pilasters to ends and flanking central pair of windows; the pilasters are plain to the ground-floor, fluted with Corinthian capitals to the upper floors; entablature with pediment to centre bay; coped parapet rising behind pediment is crowned by urn finial, ball finials over end pilasters; pilasters linked by first-floor sill band with raised gilt lettering 'Albion House'; shallow break forward to ground-floor to form double reveals to windows; sills; moulded architrave and blank vase balustrade to entrances. All sashes are 6/6 except second-floor of flanking wings which are 3/6; all in plain reveals with sills. 3 stone steps to 6-panel doors, bottom panels flush-beaded otherwise raised and fielded with bolection moulding; glazed sidelights over blank balustrade; half-elliptical fanlight in circle and teardrop design. 2-storey service range to rear right.

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 84626 55584


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