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Description: 5, 7 and 9, Stourport Road
Date Listed: 24 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 156881
OS Grid Reference: SO7890375356
OS Grid Coordinates: 378903, 275356
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3758, -2.3113
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SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP STOURPORT ROAD (north side)
13/231 Nos 5, 7 and 9
House, now three houses and shop. C14, remodelled early C18 with mid-C19
and some mid-C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in brick, partially
rendered, with tile roof. T-plan, cross-wing at east end; the hall was a
two-bay open hall with spere and screens at east end, cross-wing at lower
end, with a single bay in line with hall at upper end. South front: two
gables to left, cross-wing to right, two storeys with attic lit by windows
in gables; no 5 to left: two windows: glazing bar sashes under rubbed brick
heads, same on ground floor, lean-to against left-hand wall with entrance
which has a gabled wooden canopy on wooden brackets with a half-glazed C20
door; no 7: three windows: two boxed glazing bar sashes under painted wedge
lintels, to right a 2-light casement; ground floor: three boxed glazing bar
sashes, roughly central entrance has a plain wooden architrave, triangular
wooden canopy, 2-pane overlight and four panel door; no 9 to right rendered,
two windows: 2-light casements, ground floor: 3-light casement to right,
new entrance to left-hand side (old entrance blocked immediately to right)
has a plain wooden architrave and C20 glazed door. Framing: central truss
of hall is a base cruck visible in attic which has an aisle-plate clasped
between the top of the curved members and the cambered tie-beam, which has
cusped arch-braces below; the upper roof has a crown-post supported by
concave braces, crown-plate below collar; scissor-braces parallel to common
rafters are halved over the collar. The cross-wing (no 9) is reported to
have a two-bay crown post roof of similar construction. (S Price, 1974,
"Bewdley Buildings", Worcestershire Archaeology and Local History Newsletter,
no 14, p 9: S Davies & S Price, 1975, Bewdley Buildings Survey: 5 - 7 Stourport
Road, Wribbenhall", Worcestershire Archaeology and Local History Newsletter,
no 16, p 10; Measured sketches in files of Local History Department, Birmingham
City Museums and Art Gallery).
Listing NGR: SO7889875363
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