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Description: 2, Bear Hill (See Details for Further Address Information)
Date Listed: 16 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 156075
OS Grid Reference: SP0283772659
OS Grid Coordinates: 402837, 272659
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3520, -1.9598
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SP 02 72 ALVECHURCH CP RED LION STREET (west side)
15/22 Nos 1 and 3
Includes No 2 Bear Hill (north side).
House, now two houses and shop. C15, underbuilt in mid-C19 with some late
C20 alterations. Timber-frame with painted brick and rendered infill, and
tile roof. H-plan, hall range aligned north/south, cross-wing to south
(No 2 Bear Hill) probably contemporary, north cross-wing secondary (but
still C15); hall was originally open, now baffle-entry to south end of hall.
East front: projecting cross-wings, all of two storeys, 1 + 1 + 1 windows;
3-light casements; round floor; left-hand cross-wing has a 2-light casement
under segmental head and a blocked doorway; hall range: entrance to left has
a wooden lintel and C20 door, roughly central 3-light casement, fixed casement
to right; right-hand cross-wing: C20 door to left, 3-light casement to right,
all under timber lintel. Framing: close-studding to first floor, both cross-
wings were jettied, that to right has curved tension braces. Interior reported
to have exposed timber-framing, including chamfered and stopped ceiling beams.
Listing NGR: SP0283872655
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Source: English Heritage
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