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The Old Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.373 / 52°22'22"N

Longitude: -2.3242 / 2°19'26"W

OS Eastings: 378027

OS Northings: 275040

OS Grid: SO780750

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.76N

Mapcode Global: VH91S.NMN7

Entry Name: The Old Town Hall

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156936

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 SW BEWDLEY CP WYRE HILL (south side)

12/286 No 19 (The Old Town Hall)

22.4.50

- II

Probably a house, now a shop and house. Second half C15 with mid-C19 and
some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame with painted brick infill and tile
roof. Three framed bays aligned east/west, with an added brick bay to east;
gable end stacks and a lateral stack on front wall. Two storeys, four windows:
2-light casements, with lateral stack between two to left; ground floor: to
left-hand side: a boxed 6-pane sash with entrance to right which has a ledged
and boarded door; to right-hand side a tiled pentice roof over two square bay
windows with entrance between which has a wooden architrave and a half-glazed
door; to right hand corner a garage with two-leaf door; to left-hand end the
late C18 brick addition which is of,one storey with a dentilled brick cornice
and a 2-light casement. Framing: originally two rectangular panels high;
gable truss (to left) has two raking struts to collar and a clasped purlin.
This building is traditionally said to be the original Bewdley Town Hall,
but the structural evidence suggests it was an ordinary late medieval house.
(VCH 4, p 304).


Listing NGR: SO7802775040

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