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18 AND 19, 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: 18 AND 19, BRITANNIA SQUARE

List entry Number: 1063936

Location

18 AND 19, 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: 488564

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Details

WORCESTER

SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/81 (South side) 22/5/54 Nos.18 AND 19

GV II

2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick; hipped slate roof, party wall stacks to front and rear roof slopes, both with oversailing courses and pots, front stack stuccoed. Timber doorcase and canopy to right-hand house. Double-depth plan with entrances in return elevations. 3 storey. 2 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes plinth, sills, and inscribed lines to represent ashlar; castellated single-storey screen walls set back to left and right returns pierced by open doorway flanked by blind windows with sills, all with pointed arches; similarly arched integral boot scrapers to either side of opening. Sashes are 8/8 except second-floor which are 4/8 to left-hand house and 4/4 to right; all in plain reveals with sills. 2-storey wing with parapeted flat-roof to rear of left return, 5-panel door flanked by 4/4 sashes 3-pane overlight; 8/8 sash to first-floor right under segmental brick arch; single light casement to left. Wing to right-hand house is single-storey with small C20 4-pane window; door retained in its original position in return wall is similarly configured 5-panel, bottom pair flush-beaded, middle pair and top panel glazed with leaded-lights; fluted door case and cantilevered canopy with dentils.

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 84573 55554

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