BAILIFF'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1348653

Date first listed: 22-Apr-1950

Statutory Address: BAILIFF'S HOUSE, 68 AND 69, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BAILIFF'S HOUSE, 68 AND 69, HIGH STREET

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 78591 75253

Details

SO 7875 SE BEWDLEY CP HIGH STREET (north side)

13/48 No 68 & No 69 (Bailiff's House) 22.4.50

GV II*

House. 1607 - 1610 with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber- frame with plastered infill on stuccoed brick ground floor, tile roof, stacks to rear. Two storeys with attic lit by three gabled dormers; first floor and attic jettied with a moulded bressummer on consoles; first floor: three windows: square oriels of four lights with ovolo mullions and transoms with side lights, sills supported on two consoles; timber-framed dormers have 3-light C19 casements; ground floor: three windows: two 4-light casements, a 3-light casement to right; two entrances, that to left approached by four concrete steps has an overlight and a C20 ledged and boarded door; entrance to right has a similar door with segmental head bearing the inscription "T 1610 B". Framing: close-studding to first floor; attic is one square panel high with four decorative quadrant braces to each panel, as in a square panel in the gable of each dormer; ground floor largely rebuilt, but retains three consoles to jetty. (FWB Charles, Conservation of Timber Buildings, 1984, London, pp 46-7, 230-233; BoE p 86).

Listing NGR: SO7859175253

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 156690

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Charles, F W B, Charles, M, Conservation of Timber Buildings, (1984), 46-7
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 86

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