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Bailiff's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3749 / 52°22'29"N

Longitude: -2.3159 / 2°18'57"W

OS Eastings: 378591

OS Northings: 275253

OS Grid: SO785752

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.397

Mapcode Global: VH91S.TK1R

Entry Name: Bailiff's House

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156690

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 HIGH STREET (north side)

13/48 No 68 & No 69
(Bailiff's House)


House. 1607 - 1610 with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-
frame with plastered infill on stuccoed brick ground floor, tile roof,
stacks to rear. Two storeys with attic lit by three gabled dormers;
first floor and attic jettied with a moulded bressummer on consoles;
first floor: three windows: square oriels of four lights with ovolo
mullions and transoms with side lights, sills supported on two consoles;
timber-framed dormers have 3-light C19 casements; ground floor: three
windows: two 4-light casements, a 3-light casement to right; two entrances,
that to left approached by four concrete steps has an overlight and a C20
ledged and boarded door; entrance to right has a similar door with segmental
head bearing the inscription "T 1610 B". Framing: close-studding to first
floor; attic is one square panel high with four decorative quadrant braces
to each panel, as in a square panel in the gable of each dormer; ground
floor largely rebuilt, but retains three consoles to jetty. (FWB Charles,
Conservation of Timber Buildings, 1984, London, pp 46-7, 230-233; BoE p 86).

Listing NGR: SO7859175253

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