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24, 26 and 28, Bear Hill, Alvechurch

Description: 24, 26 and 28, Bear Hill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156061

OS Grid Reference: SP0275572601
OS Grid Coordinates: 402755, 272601
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3515, -1.9610

Location: 26 Bear Hill, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B48 7JX

Locality: Alvechurch
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B48 7JX

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Listing Text

SP 02 72 ALVECHURCH CP BEAR HILL (north side)

15/7 Nos 24, 26 and 28


House, now three houses. C15, remodelled mid-C18, partly rebuilt late C19,
with some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in painted and rendered
brick. Two framed bays (Nos 24 & 26) with a cross-wing to west (No 28).
South front: two storeys, with attic to gabled cross-wing on left lit by a
3-light casement; three windows: 3-light casement to left under segmental
head, other two are 2-light casements; ground floor: three 3-light casements,
that to left under a segmental head; entrance to No 28 to right of left-hand
window which has a wooden architrave under a segmental head and a C20 panelled
door; entrances to Nos 24 and 26 between other two windows, each has a plain
wooden architrave and a C20 half-glazed door. Interior: roof of Nos 24 & 26
smoke-blackened, which decreases from east to west, implying that there was
a smoke bay at the east end, the smoke percolating through the roof; the
central truss has two raking struts, the other two have two struts to collar
and trenched purlins. Side wall of cross-wing exposed in No 26 has curved
angle braces from wall-post to wall-plate.

Listing NGR: SP0275572600

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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