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Dresden House, Evesham

Description: Dresden House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 147435

OS Grid Reference: SP0372043963
OS Grid Coordinates: 403720, 243963
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0940, -1.9471

Location: High Street, Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 4DA

Locality: Evesham
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 4DA

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 51
(Dresden House)
(Formerly listed as
Dresden House)
SP 0343 NE 1/40 7.5.52.
Good house dated 1692. Russet brick; 5 sash windows, that at centre of 2nd storey
with open pediment; moulded brick bands at 1st and 2nd storeys; stone long and
short chamfered quoins at sides; good moulded lead rainwater head at 1st floor
with above date; central doorway in stuccoed surround with plain pilasters, moulded
wood doorcase with radial fanlight, 5 fielded-panelled door, moulded wood dentilled
cornice hood on large elaborate wrought iron scrolled brackets rising from railings
(qv) and stone steps up. Moulded wood modillion eaves cornice; slates. Interior:
Good contemporary features comprising staircase with twisted balusters, pine and oak
panelling, doorcasings and doors in ground storey rooms and angled fireplace in
room to left of entrance with carved pine over-mantel. Projecting to rear at south
side is a large 2-storey C18 wing (undergoing restoration, 1976) which contains
4 Adam fireplaces and moulded plaster ceilings.

Nos 45 to 51 (odd), Railings and lamp standards of No 51 and Nos 55 to 69 (odd)
form a group.

Listing NGR: SP0372043965

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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