SAYERS ALMSHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100757
Date first listed:
22-Apr-1950
Statutory Address:
SAYERS ALMSHOUSES, 8-13, LOWER PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
SAYERS ALMSHOUSES, 8-13, LOWER PARK

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 78815 75037

Details

SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP LOWER PARK (north side)

13/169 Nos 8 - 13 (consec) [Sayers Almshouses] 22.4.50

GV II

Six almshouses. Founded 1625, rebuilt 1897, and restored early 1980's. Brick with stone dressings and machine tile roof, stacks in ridge. Two storeys with moulded stone cornice to stone coped parapet which has a central inscribed stone tablet recording history of the foundation; 4 + 4 + 4 windows, the central part slightly advanced: 2-light windows with 4- centred arch to each light and a square label; ground floor: 2 + 2 + 2 similar windows, with an entrance to left- and right-hand corners, and paired between each pair of windows (six entrances in all), each has a stone surround with 4-centred arch and label, blind fanlights and C20 ledged and boarded doors (VCH 4, p 315 - 316).

Listing NGR: SO7880875044

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
156814
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1906), 315-316

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03261/17
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