Belle House / Fire Station

5 Jul 2000
Belle House, 5 Bridge Street, Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10 1AX
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Fire Station, Bridge Street, Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10 1AX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SO9545 BRIDGE STREET 648-1/5/3 (East side) 11/02/65 No.5 Belle House


Formerly known as: Fire Station BRIDGE STREET. Warehouse, later fire station and house, now house and shop.

C18, restored/converted 1973. Red brick in Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof and eaves cornice to left section; plain tiles, brick stack to right end, and brick dentilled eaves to taller right-hand bay. 2 separate adjoining frontages. EXTERIOR: that on left of 2 storeys, 2 bays: horned 6/6 horned sashes (late C20) with rendered channelled voussoirs, keystones and small wrought-iron balconies to 1st floor; on ground floor, 2 round-arched doorways with C20 doors and fanlights and 2 high round-arched vehicle doorways now glazed.

On right, 1-bay range of 3 storeys and cellar: 8/8 sash with gauged brick flat arch and painted sill to ground and 1st floors; similar smaller 4/8 sash above; cellar grille. Painted plinth. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: originally a warehouse belonging to draper opposite before conversion to fire station. Frontage substantially renewed in conversion although right side corresponds with old photos.

Listing NGR: SO9501945708


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2106 IOE Records taken by Ann Vint; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Ann Vint. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Vint, Ann

Rights Holder: Vint, Ann


Brick, Tile, Welsh Slate, Stuart Warehouse, Georgian Commercial, House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Fire Station, Civil, Transport, Shop