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Number 62 (The Manor House) and Attached Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3743 / 52°22'27"N

Longitude: -2.3149 / 2°18'53"W

OS Eastings: 378659

OS Northings: 275181

OS Grid: SO786751

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.3K4

Mapcode Global: VH91S.TLK7

Entry Name: Number 62 (The Manor House) and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348654

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156696

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 (south side)

13/54 No 62 (The Manor House)
22.4.50 and attached railings


House, now about 13 flats. Early C18 with mid-C18 and late C18 additions,
and some late C20 alterations. Brick with stone dressings and with tile
roof. Original house to right, extended to left in mid-C18, and then
further in late C18. Early C18 part: two storeys on cellars with attic lit
by five gabled dormers, wooden modillioned cornice, rusticated pilasters to
corners, stone string to ground and first floor; five windows: glazing bar
sashes in moulded wooden architraves under rubbed brick heads; above central
window a semi-circular headed tablet bearing a crest; ground floor: entrance
in position of window to right of centre has moulded wooden architrave,
segmental pediment, 3-pane overlight and a door of six raised and fielded
panels; hanging sign to left of door on a late C19 wrought iron bracket,
board bearing painted words "Manor/ House". Mid-C18 part: two storeys on
cellars with attic lit by four gabled dormers, dentilled brick cornice;
four windows: boxed glazing bar sashes under rubbed brick heads; ground
floor: two boxed glazing bar sashes to left, two 15-pane boxed sashes to
right; attached to wall to left-hand side is a wooden doorhead inscribed
"16 EC 07" (Edward Cheke). Late C18 part: three storeys, moulded wooden
cornice; band to first floor, two windows: triangular plan oriels under
rubbed brick heads; second floor: four windows: glazing bar sashes under
timber lintels; ground floor: two glazing bar sashes to right under rubbed
brick heads, to left a carriage entrance with segmental head. Railings
along the whole frontage are of cast iron, with gates at cellar entries
which have decorative lock plates bearing a fluted fan. Interior: to early
C18 part an open well staircase with ramped and moulded handrail, bulbous
turned balusters and a closed and moulded string.

Listing NGR: SO7865975181

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