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32 and 34, Church Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Evesham, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0897 / 52°5'23"N

Longitude: -1.9384 / 1°56'18"W

OS Eastings: 404316

OS Northings: 243490

OS Grid: SP043434

Mapcode National: GBR 3LB.W7G

Mapcode Global: VHB0T.CQ3W

Entry Name: 32 and 34, Church Street

Listing Date: 24 June 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147411

Location: Evesham, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Evesham

Built-Up Area: Evesham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Bengeworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

CHURCH STREET
1.
5249
(West Side)
Bengeworth
Nos 32 and 34
SP 04 SW 5/127
II*
2.
Reputed to be of early medieval origin but with much later work and restoration.
Formerly the Manor of Bengeworth and the home of the priors of Evesham Abbey.
Originally the house was much larger and the present building, which is divided
into 2 dwellings, was restored 1975 when good interior features were revealed.
Rubble, partly cement rendered; 2 storeys and 2 storeys plus attic; gabled bay
projects to street; modern tile roof. No 34 has 2 modern windows (with glazing
bars), altered doorway with rectangular fanlight, bracketted weather hood and modern
door. No 32 is the more interesting, having a massive lateral chimney base projecting
to street and doorway on return side, which is probably C15 with massive iron-studded
ledged door and early wrought iron knocker; windows generally modern and modern
alterations at rear. Interior: (No 32). Good late C15 moulded ceiling beams in
living room, a cusp-headed stoup set into the wall at 1st floor at side of present
stairs, and a blocked Norman arch in rear wall at ground storey having zig-zag
mouldings.


Listing NGR: SP0431643490

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