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Number 62 (The Manor House) and Attached Railings, Bewdley

Description: Number 62 (The Manor House) and Attached Railings

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 156696

OS Grid Reference: SO7865975181
OS Grid Coordinates: 378659, 275181
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3743, -2.3149

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 (south side)

13/54 No 62 (The Manor House)
22.4.50 and attached railings


House, now about 13 flats. Early C18 with mid-C18 and late C18 additions,
and some late C20 alterations. Brick with stone dressings and with tile
roof. Original house to right, extended to left in mid-C18, and then
further in late C18. Early C18 part: two storeys on cellars with attic lit
by five gabled dormers, wooden modillioned cornice, rusticated pilasters to
corners, stone string to ground and first floor; five windows: glazing bar
sashes in moulded wooden architraves under rubbed brick heads; above central
window a semi-circular headed tablet bearing a crest; ground floor: entrance
in position of window to right of centre has moulded wooden architrave,
segmental pediment, 3-pane overlight and a door of six raised and fielded
panels; hanging sign to left of door on a late C19 wrought iron bracket,
board bearing painted words "Manor/ House". Mid-C18 part: two storeys on
cellars with attic lit by four gabled dormers, dentilled brick cornice;
four windows: boxed glazing bar sashes under rubbed brick heads; ground
floor: two boxed glazing bar sashes to left, two 15-pane boxed sashes to
right; attached to wall to left-hand side is a wooden doorhead inscribed
"16 EC 07" (Edward Cheke). Late C18 part: three storeys, moulded wooden
cornice; band to first floor, two windows: triangular plan oriels under
rubbed brick heads; second floor: four windows: glazing bar sashes under
timber lintels; ground floor: two glazing bar sashes to right under rubbed
brick heads, to left a carriage entrance with segmental head. Railings
along the whole frontage are of cast iron, with gates at cellar entries
which have decorative lock plates bearing a fluted fan. Interior: to early
C18 part an open well staircase with ramped and moulded handrail, bulbous
turned balusters and a closed and moulded string.

Listing NGR: SO7865975181

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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