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10-13, 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: 10-13, BRITANNIA SQUARE

List entry Number: 1063930

Location

10-13, 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: 488561

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History

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/78 (South side) 22/5/54 Nos.10-13 (Consecutive)

GV II

Terrace of 4 houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick; concealed slate roof, 4 brick stacks with oversailing courses and pots, front pair partially concealed at ends of pediment. Timber bays to ground floor. Double-depth plan. Designed to look like one large house although all entrances are in the facade. 3 storeys with basement and attics. 8 (2:2:2:2) first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes pilasters flanking each pair of windows rising from first-floor sill band to frieze, moulded cornice and coped parapet; centre 2 houses break forward slightly surmounted by pediment with 3 recessed panels to tympanum; moulded architraves to entrances; sills; stucco scored to represent ashlar. 6/6 sashes to first-floor, 3/6 to second; all in plain reveals with sills. 2 small 4/4 attic windows in tympanum. 4 flat-roof canted bays to ground floor, moulded architraves, 2/1:8/3:2/1 sashes. 3 roll-edged stone steps to entrance; 4-panel doors; bottom pair flush-beaded, upper raised and fielded with bolection moulding; radial pattern fanlights. 2-storey service ranges to rear.

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 84610 55581

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