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Latitude: 52.3753 / 52°22'30"N
Longitude: -2.3146 / 2°18'52"W
OS Eastings: 378678
OS Northings: 275294
OS Grid: SO786752
Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.3LZ
Mapcode Global: VH91S.TKQG
Entry Name: The Shambles and Old Prison Cells
Listing Date: 2 October 1975
Last Amended: 27 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348276
English Heritage Legacy ID: 156796
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 LOAD STREET (south side)
13/151 The Shambles and old
2.10.75 (formerly listed as Old Prison
Cells at rear of The Town Hall)
Market building and prison cells, now part of Bewdley Museum. 1783 with
some late C20 restoration. Brick with tile roofs. Two parallel ranges
running back (south-east) from Town Hall (qv) with 14 bays to the north
range, 15 to the south. Bays open to front with segmental arches on square
brick piers, south-east closed by a single arch with blank wall at back.
Attached at south corner are three prison cells; two facing north-west have
rusticated ashlar surrounds, fanlights with wrought iron infill and studded
boarded doors with strap hinges. (Hereford and Worcester Record Office, BA
2432, box 3, no 49b).
Listing NGR: SO7867875294
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