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Bevere House, North Claines

Description: Bevere House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 14 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 147926

OS Grid Reference: SO8412059340
OS Grid Coordinates: 384120, 259340
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2320, -2.2339

Location: Bevere Lane, North Claines, Worcestershire WR3 7RG

Locality: North Claines
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR3 7RG

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Listing Text


6/32 Bevere House


Country house in landscaped park, now converted into flats. Mid-C18 by
Anthony Keck; altered mid-C19 and mid-C20. Stucco, hipped slate roof
behind parapet at front, large brick stacks at rear. Three storeys and
cellar; modillion eaves cornice at front, band between ground and first
floor, sill bands at all 3 levels, 1:3:1 bays, central bays break foward
beneath pediment; windows have moulded, eared and shouldered architraves
with projecting keyblocks; ground floor has large, and first floor has
small, glazing bar sashes, second floor has 6-pane sashes; central bay
windows have plain surrounds; on the first floor is a Venetian window
with consoles beneath each jamb, and on the second floor is a Diocletian
window and an oculus with radiating tracery on the pediment; central
entrance has a tetrastyle, Ionic portico and doorway with moulded archi-
trave and consoles, part-glazed double doors and rectangular, traceried
fanlight. Interior: much altered; main rooms have retained ceiling
mouldings; left front room has an Adam style fireplace; room to rear left
has a modillion ceiling cornice, panelled walls and shell niche and
panelled cupboard flanking fireplace; entrance hall has open well stair-
case to all 3 floors with turned balusters and moulded handrail.
Dr Treadwell Russell Nash, the county historian, bought the estate
at Bevere shortly after his marriage in 1758 and lived at Bevere House
during the latter half of the C18.

Listing NGR: SO8412059340

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Source: English Heritage

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