Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2HY

Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2HY

Date of visit: 19th April 2021


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Worcester is a cathedral city and the ceremonial county town of Worcestershire, in England, 30 miles (48 km) south-west of Birmingham, 101 miles (163 km) north-west of London, 27 miles (43 km) north of Gloucester and 23 miles (37 km) north-east of Hereford. The estimated population in 2019 was 102,791. The River Severn flanks the western side of the city centre, which is overlooked by Worcester Cathedral. The Battle of Worcester in 1651 was the final one in the English Civil War, where Oliver Cromwell’s New Model Army defeated King Charles I’s Royalists. Worcester is the home of Royal Worcester Porcelain, composer Edward Elgar, Lea & Perrins, makers of traditional Worcestershire sauce, University of Worcester, and Berrow’s Worcester Journal, claimed as the world’s oldest newspaper.

Listed Status Historic England Reference 1359584 listed 04/12/1989

Phone Number (if known) 01905 351312

Location Information
Location – Northing & Westing 52°11’12.5″N, 2°12’58.6″W
Location – Plus code: 9C4V5QPM+PF
Location – what3words: trap.paper.quench
Location – Grid Reference SO 85311 54307
Location – OS X & Y: 254307, 385311
Location – Latitude & Longitude: 52.186813, -2.216275
Location – UK Postcode:. WR1 2HY