THE OLD TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1100724

Date first listed: 22-Apr-1950

Statutory Address: THE OLD TOWN HALL, 19, WYRE HILL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD TOWN HALL, 19, WYRE HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest (District Authority)

Parish: Bewdley

National Grid Reference: SO 78027 75040

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History

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Details

SO 7875 SW BEWDLEY CP WYRE HILL (south side)

12/286 No 19 (The Old Town Hall)

22.4.50

- II

Probably a house, now a shop and house. Second half C15 with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame with painted brick infill and tile roof. Three framed bays aligned east/west, with an added brick bay to east; gable end stacks and a lateral stack on front wall. Two storeys, four windows: 2-light casements, with lateral stack between two to left; ground floor: to left-hand side: a boxed 6-pane sash with entrance to right which has a ledged and boarded door; to right-hand side a tiled pentice roof over two square bay windows with entrance between which has a wooden architrave and a half-glazed door; to right hand corner a garage with two-leaf door; to left-hand end the late C18 brick addition which is of,one storey with a dentilled brick cornice and a 2-light casement. Framing: originally two rectangular panels high; gable truss (to left) has two raking struts to collar and a clasped purlin. This building is traditionally said to be the original Bewdley Town Hall, but the structural evidence suggests it was an ordinary late medieval house. (VCH 4, p 304).

Listing NGR: SO7802775040

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 156936

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Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1924), 304

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