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21 and 23, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1107 / 52°6'38"N

Longitude: -2.0749 / 2°4'29"W

OS Eastings: 394967

OS Northings: 245825

OS Grid: SO949458

Mapcode National: GBR 2JM.Q6W

Mapcode Global: VH938.Z6GR

Plus Code: 9C4V4W6G+72

Entry Name: 21 and 23, High Street

Listing Date: 11 February 1965

Last Amended: 30 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474485

Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Pershore

Built-Up Area: Pershore

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Pershore

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


648-1/5/126 (East side)
11/02/65 Nos.21 AND 23
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Nos.21-25 (Odd))


2 houses, now shops and offices. Mid-C18 - early-C19 with
later alterations and medieval cellar, partly C13. Red brick
in Flemish bond. Welsh-slate roof with deep rendered eaves
cornice and 3 brick stacks, to ends and ridge.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 3-window range, central bay
breaking forward, of horned 2/2 plate glass sashes, smaller
and boxed on 2nd floor, all with painted channelled voussoirs
and keystones. Sill-bands, vestigial on ground floor.
Ground floor: on right, canted bay-window with C20
plate-glazing; to left, shallow bay-window having
plate-glazing with decorative mullions and arched heads, deep
up-swept dentilled cornice, and rebuilt brick plinth with
cellar grille; at centre, paired round-arched doorways in
Classical architrave with three 3/4 Doric columns on deep
plinths supporting corniced entablature with triglyph and
paterae frieze, plain fanlights, 6-panel doors, nosed stone
steps; deep moulded plinth.
Left return, visible in side-passage, has some light-scantling
Rear: brick wing forms courtyard with No.19 (qv).
INTERIOR: at front, below both properties, is an ashlar
tunnel-vaulted basement. In the section below No.21 there are
two arches; a C13 trefoil-headed piscina with deeply-moulded
surround in the south wall; in the central bay, 3 disused
steps leading down from street level with grooves in the
stone; and a 4-centred archway to former newel stair.
(BoE: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-: 243; ).

Listing NGR: SO9496745825

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