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Bevere House

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Claines, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.232 / 52°13'55"N

Longitude: -2.2339 / 2°14'2"W

OS Eastings: 384120

OS Northings: 259340

OS Grid: SO841593

Mapcode National: GBR 1FR.019

Mapcode Global: VH92M.75C8

Entry Name: Bevere House

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147926

Location: North Claines, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR3

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: North Claines

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Claines

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


6/32 Bevere House


Country house in landscaped park, now converted into flats. Mid-C18 by
Anthony Keck; altered mid-C19 and mid-C20. Stucco, hipped slate roof
behind parapet at front, large brick stacks at rear. Three storeys and
cellar; modillion eaves cornice at front, band between ground and first
floor, sill bands at all 3 levels, 1:3:1 bays, central bays break foward
beneath pediment; windows have moulded, eared and shouldered architraves
with projecting keyblocks; ground floor has large, and first floor has
small, glazing bar sashes, second floor has 6-pane sashes; central bay
windows have plain surrounds; on the first floor is a Venetian window
with consoles beneath each jamb, and on the second floor is a Diocletian
window and an oculus with radiating tracery on the pediment; central
entrance has a tetrastyle, Ionic portico and doorway with moulded archi-
trave and consoles, part-glazed double doors and rectangular, traceried
fanlight. Interior: much altered; main rooms have retained ceiling
mouldings; left front room has an Adam style fireplace; room to rear left
has a modillion ceiling cornice, panelled walls and shell niche and
panelled cupboard flanking fireplace; entrance hall has open well stair-
case to all 3 floors with turned balusters and moulded handrail.
Dr Treadwell Russell Nash, the county historian, bought the estate
at Bevere shortly after his marriage in 1758 and lived at Bevere House
during the latter half of the C18.

Listing NGR: SO8412059340

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