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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1099987
English Heritage Legacy ID: 156705
Location: Bewdley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY12
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
SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP HIGH STREET (south side)
13/63 Cooke's Almshouses
Nos 1 - 8 (consec)
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,
Listing NGR: SO7861875253
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