Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1063940

Date first listed: 22-May-1954

Statutory Address: 23 AND 24, BRITANNIA SQUARE


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Statutory Address: 23 AND 24, 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 84528 55537


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SO8455NE BRITANNIA SQUARE 620-1/8/85 (West side) 22/5/54 Nos.23 AND 24


2 semi-detached houses. c1820 with later additions and alterations. Painted stucco over brick with hipped slate roof, partially renewed end stacks with brick oversailing detail and pots. Cast-iron balustrade to porch. Double-depth plan with adjoining central entrance doors within shared porch. 2 storeys. 3 first-floor windows. Stucco detailing includes plinth, raised chamfered quoins and matching rustication to door surrounds and square columns to porch. All sashes 8/8 except centre first-floor which is a pair of 4/4 with central mullion, all in plain reveals with sills. 5-panel entrance doors with overlights within Doric-style porch supported on 3 columns, ornamental cast-iron balustrade in scroll design to front, 3 tapered, roll-edged stone steps to each side of porch.

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: 488568

Legacy System: LBS

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