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Brass Foundary at Rear of Number 17, Bewdley

Description: Brass Foundary at Rear of Number 17

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 156793

OS Grid Reference: SO7865075286
OS Grid Coordinates: 378650, 275286
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3752, -2.3150

Locality: Bewdley
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY12 2AE

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Listing Text

SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP LOAD STREET (south side)

13/148 Brass foundry at rear
of No 17


Brass foundry, now part of Bewdley Museum. Probably mid-C18, restored
late C20. Brick with tile roofs. Range running back along plot in four
blocks of similar date. South-west front: north-west block (offices):
two storeys, dentilled brick cornice, two 2-light casements; ground floor:
four windows: two 2-light casements to left, two single-light fixed case-
ments to right, all under segmental heads; entrance between two windows
to left has a wooden architrave, ledged and boarded door; furnace: tall
tapering brick stack to rear (north-east) wall; one storey: brick dentilled
cornice, two shuttered windows with segmental heads; an entrance to each
corner has wooden architrave, ledged and boarded door and segmental head;
finishing shops: two storeys, five windows: three 2-light casements to left,
two 4-light casements to right; ground floor: four windows: blocked 2-light
casement to left, 2-light casement under flat head, and two 2-light casements
to right; three entrances: to left corner with wooden architrave and two-
leaf door; roughly central entrance has a wooden architrave under segmental
head with ledged and boarded door; to right hand corner entrance has a semi-
circular head and two-leaf door; final block: single storey; seven windows:
mainly 3-light casements, save the central window which is a 6-pane horizontally
sliding sash; two entrances; to left hand corner has a wooden architrave, under
segmental head and two-leaf door; roughly central entrance has a segmental
head behind an external sliding door; attached to south-east gable of this
building is a small blacksmith's forge.

Listing NGR: SO7865075286

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Source: English Heritage

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