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Kimberley House, Bewdley

Description: Kimberley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 156870

OS Grid Reference: SO7876975336
OS Grid Coordinates: 378769, 275336
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3757, -2.3133

Location: Severn Side S, Bewdley, Worcestershire DY12 2DX

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

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Listing Text


13/220 No 11 (Kimberley House)



House. Late C17 with some late C19 and late C20 alterations. Brick with
tile roof. Two storeys with attic lit by flat-roofed dormers, modillioned
wooden cornice, stone quoins, stone band to first floor, flat pentice roof
to ground floor with coved soffit; four windows: wooden cross-windows under
rubbed brick heads with keystones; ground floor: two square bay windows,
each with two sashes to front with tripartite panes, central entrance has
wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters, six raised and fielded panels to door;
side entrance opening into passage to right corner has wooden doorcase with
fluted pilasters and a two-leaf door. Interior: stair hall to rear of main
range has an open well staircase with moulded closed string and barley sugar
balusters, opposite foot of staircase a panelled partition with ventilator
along top formed by turned balusters; entrance to cellar through this partition
and on the back of a piece of re-set panelling the graffiti: "T HALE 1676/
IOHN WILKES/ 1647/ IOHN IS MY NAME/ WILKES" visible behind the door.
The two front first floor rooms have bolection moulded fireplaces and
boarded doors with applied mouldings forming two panels.

Listing NGR: SO7876975336

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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