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The Church of the Holy Family, Bewdley

Description: The Church of the Holy Family

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 156694

OS Grid Reference: SO7861175180
OS Grid Coordinates: 378611, 275180
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3742, -2.3156

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

In the entry for
(south side)

13/52 The Church of the
Holy Family
(formerly listed
as Old

The grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)


SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP HIGH STREET (south side)

13/52 The Church of the Holy
Family (formerly listed as
Old Presbyterian Chapel)


Presbyterian chapel, now Roman Catholic Church. c1778 with early C19 addition
and some mid-C20 alterations. Brick, stone slate roof. Rectangular plan with
apse at each end, aligned north-east/south-west, with an early C19 addition
to the north, and an external staircase to the south-east. Side walls: one
storey, moulded stone cornice, two windows: semi-circular headed with stone
architraves which have impost blocks and keystones, multi-paned casements;
similar window to south-west and north-east end: centrally placed entrance
with stone architrave and C20 door of six raised and fielded panels; staircase
to left formerly open with roof supported on slender wooden Doric columns, now
enclosed by a mid-C20 wall with semi-circular headed openings. Interior: curved
gallery at north-east end supported on two Doric columns. Original fittings have
been removed. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (VCH 4, p 300; BoE p 86).

Listing NGR: SO7861175180

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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