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List entry Summary

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

Name: BAILIFF'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1348653

Location

BAILIFF'S HOUSE, 68 AND 69, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
WorcestershireWyre ForestDistrict AuthorityBewdley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 156690

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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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

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SO 78591 75253

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