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Bevere House

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Claines, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.232 / 52°13'55"N

Longitude: -2.2339 / 2°14'2"W

OS Eastings: 384120

OS Northings: 259340

OS Grid: SO841593

Mapcode National: GBR 1FR.019

Mapcode Global: VH92M.75C8

Entry Name: Bevere House

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147926

Location: North Claines, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR3

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: North Claines

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Claines

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 85 NW
6/32
14.3.69

NORTH CLAINES CP
BEVERE
Bevere House

GII*
Country house in landscaped park,now converted into flats.Mid-C18 by Anthony Keck;altered mid-C19 and mid-C20.Stucco,hipped slate roof behind parapet at front,large brick stacks at rear.Three storeys and cellar;modillion eaves cornice at front,band between ground and first floor,sill bands at all three levels,one:three:one bays,central bays break forward beneath pediment;windows have moulded,eared and shouldered architraves with projecting keyblocks;ground floor has large,and first floor has small,glazing bar sashes,second floor has six-pane sashes;central bay windows have plain surrounds;on the first floor is a Venetian window with consoles beneath each jamb,and on the second floor is a Diocletian window and an oculus with radiating tracery on the pediment;central entrance has a tetrastyle,Ionic portico and doorway with moulded archi-trave and consoles,part-glazed double doors and rectangular,traceried
fanlight.Interior:much altered;main rooms have retained ceiling mouldings;left front room has an Adam style fireplace;room to rear left has a modillion ceiling cornice,panelled walls and shell niche and panelled cupboard flanking fireplace;entrance hall has open well stair-case to all three floors with turned balusters and moulded handrail.Dr Treadwell Russell Nash,the county historian,bought the estate at Bevere shortly after his marriage in 1758 and lived at Bevere House during the latter half of the C18.

Listing NGR: SO8412059340

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