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Cookes Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3735 / 52°22'24"N

Longitude: -2.3138 / 2°18'49"W

OS Eastings: 378732

OS Northings: 275098

OS Grid: SO787750

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.3V6

Mapcode Global: VH91S.VL4T

Entry Name: Cookes Almshouses

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099987

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156705

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)

13/63 Cooke's Almshouses
Nos 1 - 8 (consec)

22.4.50

GV II

Eight almshouses. Founded 1693, restored 1860, with some mid-C20 alterations.
Rendered sandstone and brick with tile roof, stacks in two clusters of four
square shafts to rear. Two storeys, moulded cornice, string to ground floor,
C19 brick plinth; four windows: 3-light casements; centrally placed stone
tablet bearing long inscription concerning the founder, Thomas Cooke, has
a segmental pediment and eared architrave with consoles. To rear a lean-to
along whole wall which contains the entrance. (BoE, p 86; VCH 4, p 299 - 300,
316).


Listing NGR: SO7861875253

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