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59 and 60, High Street, Bewdley

Description: 59 and 60, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 156699

OS Grid Reference: SO7868175161
OS Grid Coordinates: 378681, 275161
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3741, -2.3146

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)

13/57 Nos 59 and 60
24.3.70 (formerly listed as Nos 58,59
and 60)


Includes no 1 Burlton Terrace.
Two houses, now three. Second half C15, extended C17, partly rebuilt late
C18 with some mid-C19 alterations, restored 1976. Timber-frame with painted
brick and rendered infill, partly rebuilt in brick with tile roof. Four
framed bays to front range are C15, two bays to a house, C17 rear wing to
no 59 is now no 1 Burlton Terrace, another C17 rear wing to no 60; gable
end of no 59 has evidence that building continued further to left (south).
The hall of no 59 was to the south end, that of no 60 to the north end, with
the solars in the two central bays of the front range, stacks at junctions
with rear wings. No 59: two storeys, two windows: 2-light C20 casements;
ground floor: 3-light casement to left, 2-light casement to right, both C20;
entrance at left hand corner to alley leading to no 1 Burlton Terrace has
a C20 boarded door; entrance to house between two windows to right of centre
has C20 pedimented wooden doorcase and a 4-panel C20 door. No 60: three
storeys, two windows: boxed glazing bar sashes under segmental heads with
stone sills; second floor: boxed 6-pane sashes; ground floor: boxed, recessed
glazing bar sash to left, 3-light casement under segmental head to right;
entrance to left of centre has a wooden architrave and a 4-panel C20 door;
back entrance to right corner has a wooden architrave and a C20 ledged and
boarded door. Framing: originally two rectangular panels high to C15 range;
roof trusses are clasped purlins with two struts to collar and curved wind-
braces; rear wing to no 59 (no 1 Burlton Terrace) is of two phases, both C17
framing, the first phase three square panels high raised by a further square
panel, gable truss has a collar and two struts above and below; rear wing
of no 60: seven square panels high, gable truss has two struts to collar
and V-struts above. (S Davies & S Price, 1976: "Bewdley Buildings",
Worcestershire Archaeology and Local History Newsletter, no 18, p 10).

Listing NGR: SO7868175157

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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