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44 and 45, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3736 / 52°22'25"N

Longitude: -2.314 / 2°18'50"W

OS Eastings: 378722

OS Northings: 275112

OS Grid: SO787751

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.3T1

Mapcode Global: VH91S.VL2Q

Entry Name: 44 and 45, High Street

Listing Date: 24 March 1970

Last Amended: 27 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099986

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156704

Location: Bewdley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY12

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Bewdley

Built-Up Area: Bewdley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ribbesford with Bewdley and Dowles etc

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP HIGH STREET (south side)

13/62 Nos 44 and 45
(formerly listed as Nos 43,44,
45)
24.3.70

GV II

House, now two houses. Second half C15, refronted early C18, renovated mid-
1970's. Timber-frame clad in brick with tile roof. Three framed bays, hall
originally in centre. Two storeys, boxed wooden eaves, band to ground floor,
rendered plinth, five windows: a 3-light casement to left, others 2-light C20
casements; ground floor: three windows: 3-light C20 casement to left, other
two 2-light C20 casements; blocked entrance to former no 43 between two windows
to left; entrance to no 44 between two windows to right approached by three
stone steps has a concrete lintel, wooden architrave and C20 glazed door;
entrance to no 45 to right approached by three stone steps, wooden architrave,
C20 glazed door. Framing: in rear wall two square panels high with curved
tension braces, and large curved angle braces. Trusses have arch-braced
tie-beams, two raking struts and central vertical strut to collar, clasped
purlins and curved wind-braces. The left hand bay has exposed floor joists;
the floor in the hall (central bay) is probably inserted, with provision for
a smoke bay at the left (south end), the roof of this bay is heavily smoke-
blackened. (S Price, 1977, "Bewdley Buildings: 43-44 High Street", Worcester-
shire Archaeology and Local History. Newsletter, no 19, p 12).


Listing NGR: SO7872275108

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