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Brass Foundary at Rear of Number 17

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3752 / 52°22'30"N

Longitude: -2.315 / 2°18'54"W

OS Eastings: 378650

OS Northings: 275286

OS Grid: SO786752

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.3HQ

Mapcode Global: VH91S.TKHJ

Entry Name: Brass Foundary at Rear of Number 17

Listing Date: 5 June 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156793

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 LOAD STREET (south side)

13/148 Brass foundry at rear
of No 17
5.6.72

GV II

Brass foundry, now part of Bewdley Museum. Probably mid-C18, restored
late C20. Brick with tile roofs. Range running back along plot in four
blocks of similar date. South-west front: north-west block (offices):
two storeys, dentilled brick cornice, two 2-light casements; ground floor:
four windows: two 2-light casements to left, two single-light fixed case-
ments to right, all under segmental heads; entrance between two windows
to left has a wooden architrave, ledged and boarded door; furnace: tall
tapering brick stack to rear (north-east) wall; one storey: brick dentilled
cornice, two shuttered windows with segmental heads; an entrance to each
corner has wooden architrave, ledged and boarded door and segmental head;
finishing shops: two storeys, five windows: three 2-light casements to left,
two 4-light casements to right; ground floor: four windows: blocked 2-light
casement to left, 2-light casement under flat head, and two 2-light casements
to right; three entrances: to left corner with wooden architrave and two-
leaf door; roughly central entrance has a wooden architrave under segmental
head with ledged and boarded door; to right hand corner entrance has a semi-
circular head and two-leaf door; final block: single storey; seven windows:
mainly 3-light casements, save the central window which is a 6-pane horizontally
sliding sash; two entrances; to left hand corner has a wooden architrave, under
segmental head and two-leaf door; roughly central entrance has a segmental
head behind an external sliding door; attached to south-east gable of this
building is a small blacksmith's forge.


Listing NGR: SO7865075286

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