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Sayers Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.373 / 52°22'22"N

Longitude: -2.3126 / 2°18'45"W

OS Eastings: 378815

OS Northings: 275037

OS Grid: SO788750

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.B4G

Mapcode Global: VH91S.VMS7

Entry Name: Sayers Almshouses

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100757

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156814

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 LOWER PARK (north side)

13/169 Nos 8 - 13 (consec)
[Sayers Almshouses]
22.4.50

GV II

Six almshouses. Founded 1625, rebuilt 1897, and restored early 1980's.
Brick with stone dressings and machine tile roof, stacks in ridge. Two
storeys with moulded stone cornice to stone coped parapet which has a
central inscribed stone tablet recording history of the foundation; 4 + 4
+ 4 windows, the central part slightly advanced: 2-light windows with 4-
centred arch to each light and a square label; ground floor: 2 + 2 + 2
similar windows, with an entrance to left- and right-hand corners, and
paired between each pair of windows (six entrances in all), each has a
stone surround with 4-centred arch and label, blind fanlights and C20
ledged and boarded doors (VCH 4, p 315 - 316).


Listing NGR: SO7880875044

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