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Bailiff's House, Bewdley

Description: Bailiff's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 156690

OS Grid Reference: SO7859175253
OS Grid Coordinates: 378591, 275253
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3749, -2.3159

Location: High Street, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 2DJ

Locality: Bewdley
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY12 2DJ

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Listing Text

SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP HIGH STREET (north side)

13/48 No 68 & No 69
(Bailiff's House)


House. 1607 - 1610 with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-
frame with plastered infill on stuccoed brick ground floor, tile roof,
stacks to rear. Two storeys with attic lit by three gabled dormers;
first floor and attic jettied with a moulded bressummer on consoles;
first floor: three windows: square oriels of four lights with ovolo
mullions and transoms with side lights, sills supported on two consoles;
timber-framed dormers have 3-light C19 casements; ground floor: three
windows: two 4-light casements, a 3-light casement to right; two entrances,
that to left approached by four concrete steps has an overlight and a C20
ledged and boarded door; entrance to right has a similar door with segmental
head bearing the inscription "T 1610 B". Framing: close-studding to first
floor; attic is one square panel high with four decorative quadrant braces
to each panel, as in a square panel in the gable of each dormer; ground
floor largely rebuilt, but retains three consoles to jetty. (FWB Charles,
Conservation of Timber Buildings, 1984, London, pp 46-7, 230-233; BoE p 86).

Listing NGR: SO7859175253

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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