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Description: The Bewdley Institute
Date Listed: 24 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 156790
OS Grid Reference: SO7859075302
OS Grid Coordinates: 378590, 275302
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3753, -2.3159
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SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP LOAD STREET (south side)
13/145 Nos 21, 22 and 23
(The Bewdley Institute)
House, now club and two shops. 1632, partly rebuilt mid-C19 with some late
C20 alterations. Timber-frame with rendered infill, rebuilt in brick with
planted framing and ashlar dressings, machine tile roof, stacks in ridge.
Two storeys with attics lit by casements in the two gables to left and right,
central gablet above a roof light; gables have C17 carved bargeboards and
finials; four windows: 3-light casement and three 5-light casements, that to
right under jettied C17 gable; ground floor: brick, carriage entrance to left
with segmental head and engaged stone columns, three windows: 5-light case-
ment to left, then two 3-light casements, all with stone dressings, entrance
to shop to right of centre has a 2-pane overlight and glazed door, entrance
to other shop is to left of right window with overlight and half-glazed door.
Framing: in front only survives to right gable, which is close-studded.
On the lower of two collars the date 1632 and on the tie-beam "M/ WB".
Listing NGR: SO7859075302
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Source: English Heritage
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