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The Black Boy Hotel, Bewdley

Description: The Black Boy Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 156729

OS Grid Reference: SO7890975426
OS Grid Coordinates: 378909, 275426
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3765, -2.3112

Location: B4190, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 1AG

Locality: Bewdley
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY12 1AG

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Listing Text


13/87 No 14 (The Black Boy Hotel)
[formerly listed as Black
Boy Inn (no 16) and Dr
22.4.50 Lawrence's House (No 14)]


House, now hotel. Late C17 with early C19 and some late C20 alterations.
Painted brick with tile roof. L-plan, limbs extending to south-east and
south-west. North-west (street) front: two storeys with attic lit by two
gabled dormers, dentilled brick cornice, five windows: two to right blocked,
and three 16-pane sashes; ground floor; three windows, that to left blocked,
other two are 20-pane boxed sashes, entrance between them approached by
three stone steps has a fluted wooden doorcase with paterae in corners, a
shallow flat canopy and a door of six raised and fielded panels, entrance
at right-hand corner [to no 12 (qv)] approached by seven stone steps has
recessed half-glazed door; north-east front: gable end of front range to
right has band to each floor and two windows: 8-pane boxed sash to left,
16-pane boxed sash to right, ground floor: two glazing bar sashes; range
to left has two storeys with attic lit by three gabled dormers, dentilled
brick cornice, band to ground floor and first floor, the latter with dog
tooth bricks; six windows: two 16-pane boxed sashes, four single-light
casements to right; ground floor: four windows; boxed glazing bar sash to
left, canted bay window, a boxed glazing bar sash under segmental head and
to right a 16-pane boxed sash; to right corner entrance has a wooden archi-
trave, pendimented on scroll brackets, and a C20 door.

Listing NGR: SO7890475414

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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