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Description: 32 and 34, Church Street
Date Listed: 24 June 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 147411
OS Grid Reference: SP0431643489
OS Grid Coordinates: 404316, 243489
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0897, -1.9384
There is also a scheduled monument, West porch of Bengeworth Old Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
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Nos 32 and 34
SP 04 SW 5/127
Reputed to be of early medieval origin but with much later work and restoration.
Formerly the Manor of Bengeworth and the home of the priors of Evesham Abbey.
Originally the house was much larger and the present building, which is divided
into 2 dwellings, was restored 1975 when good interior features were revealed.
Rubble, partly cement rendered; 2 storeys and 2 storeys plus attic; gabled bay
projects to street; modern tile roof. No 34 has 2 modern windows (with glazing
bars), altered doorway with rectangular fanlight, bracketted weather hood and modern
door. No 32 is the more interesting, having a massive lateral chimney base projecting
to street and doorway on return side, which is probably C15 with massive iron-studded
ledged door and early wrought iron knocker; windows generally modern and modern
alterations at rear. Interior: (No 32). Good late C15 moulded ceiling beams in
living room, a cusp-headed stoup set into the wall at 1st floor at side of present
stairs, and a blocked Norman arch in rear wall at ground storey having zig-zag
Listing NGR: SP0431643490
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Source: English Heritage
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