32 AND 34, CHURCH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1156214
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1977
Statutory Address:
32 AND 34, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
32 AND 34, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
Evesham
National Grid Reference:
SP 04316 43489

Details

CHURCH STREET 1. 5249 (West Side) Bengeworth Nos 32 and 34 SP 04 SW 5/127 II* 2. Reputed to be of early medieval origin but with much later work and restoration. Formerly the Manor of Bengeworth and the home of the priors of Evesham Abbey. Originally the house was much larger and the present building, which is divided into 2 dwellings, was restored 1975 when good interior features were revealed. Rubble, partly cement rendered; 2 storeys and 2 storeys plus attic; gabled bay projects to street; modern tile roof. No 34 has 2 modern windows (with glazing bars), altered doorway with rectangular fanlight, bracketted weather hood and modern door. No 32 is the more interesting, having a massive lateral chimney base projecting to street and doorway on return side, which is probably C15 with massive iron-studded ledged door and early wrought iron knocker; windows generally modern and modern alterations at rear. Interior: (No 32). Good late C15 moulded ceiling beams in living room, a cusp-headed stoup set into the wall at 1st floor at side of present stairs, and a blocked Norman arch in rear wall at ground storey having zig-zag mouldings.

Listing NGR: SP0431643490

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
147411
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 10 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/05549/21
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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