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44 and 45, High Street, Bewdley

Description: 44 and 45, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 156704

OS Grid Reference: SO7872275112
OS Grid Coordinates: 378722, 275112
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3736, -2.3140

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)

13/62 Nos 44 and 45
(formerly listed as Nos 43,44,


House, now two houses. Second half C15, refronted early C18, renovated mid-
1970's. Timber-frame clad in brick with tile roof. Three framed bays, hall
originally in centre. Two storeys, boxed wooden eaves, band to ground floor,
rendered plinth, five windows: a 3-light casement to left, others 2-light C20
casements; ground floor: three windows: 3-light C20 casement to left, other
two 2-light C20 casements; blocked entrance to former no 43 between two windows
to left; entrance to no 44 between two windows to right approached by three
stone steps has a concrete lintel, wooden architrave and C20 glazed door;
entrance to no 45 to right approached by three stone steps, wooden architrave,
C20 glazed door. Framing: in rear wall two square panels high with curved
tension braces, and large curved angle braces. Trusses have arch-braced
tie-beams, two raking struts and central vertical strut to collar, clasped
purlins and curved wind-braces. The left hand bay has exposed floor joists;
the floor in the hall (central bay) is probably inserted, with provision for
a smoke bay at the left (south end), the roof of this bay is heavily smoke-
blackened. (S Price, 1977, "Bewdley Buildings: 43-44 High Street", Worcester-
shire Archaeology and Local History. Newsletter, no 19, p 12).

Listing NGR: SO7872275108

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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