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Kimberley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Bewdley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3757 / 52°22'32"N

Longitude: -2.3133 / 2°18'47"W

OS Eastings: 378769

OS Northings: 275336

OS Grid: SO787753

Mapcode National: GBR 0BK.3YT

Mapcode Global: VH91S.VKF5

Entry Name: Kimberley House

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100739

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156870

Location: Bewdley, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY12

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Bewdley

Built-Up Area: Bewdley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ribbesford with Bewdley and Dowles etc

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


13/220 No 11 (Kimberley House)



House. Late C17 with some late C19 and late C20 alterations. Brick with
tile roof. Two storeys with attic lit by flat-roofed dormers, modillioned
wooden cornice, stone quoins, stone band to first floor, flat pentice roof
to ground floor with coved soffit; four windows: wooden cross-windows under
rubbed brick heads with keystones; ground floor: two square bay windows,
each with two sashes to front with tripartite panes, central entrance has
wooden doorcase with fluted pilasters, six raised and fielded panels to door;
side entrance opening into passage to right corner has wooden doorcase with
fluted pilasters and a two-leaf door. Interior: stair hall to rear of main
range has an open well staircase with moulded closed string and barley sugar
balusters, opposite foot of staircase a panelled partition with ventilator
along top formed by turned balusters; entrance to cellar through this partition
and on the back of a piece of re-set panelling the graffiti: "T HALE 1676/
IOHN WILKES/ 1647/ IOHN IS MY NAME/ WILKES" visible behind the door.
The two front first floor rooms have bolection moulded fireplaces and
boarded doors with applied mouldings forming two panels.

Listing NGR: SO7876975336

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