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37, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1112 / 52°6'40"N

Longitude: -2.0752 / 2°4'30"W

OS Eastings: 394943

OS Northings: 245876

OS Grid: SO949458

Mapcode National: GBR 2JM.Q4J

Mapcode Global: VH938.Z68D

Entry Name: 37, High Street

Listing Date: 11 February 1965

Last Amended: 30 March 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387076

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474492

Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

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


PERSHORE

SO9445 HIGH STREET
648-1/5/133 (East side)
11/02/65 No.37
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET
(East side)
Pershore Rural District Council
Offices)

GV II*

House, now offices. Mid-late C18 with later alterations. Red
brick in Flemish bond. Hipped plain tile roof mostly concealed
behind brick parapet and deep painted modillion eaves cornice;
brick end-stacks.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. 3-window range with 2 wings to
rear. Sill-bands. Central bay breaks forward slightly and has
sash windows to each upper floor, of 3/3 panes to 2nd floor,
6/6 panes below, each with painted channelled voussoirs and
keystone.
To outer bays on 2nd floor, Diocletian windows with painted
surrounds, central 3/3 sashes, and 2-pane side-lights. Below
are 2-storey canted bay-windows with swept lead roofs,
4/4:6/6:4/4 sashes, and painted moulded cornices.
At centre on ground floor, 2 small cambered-headed lights
flank entrance which has Classical architrave with 3/4 Ionic
columns and dentilled open pediment, round-arched door
surround with panelled reveal, fanlight with radial glazing
bars, 6-panel door, decorative wrought-iron handrails and 4
nosed stone steps. Painted brick plinth with blocked cellar
openings. Clock on bracket projecting from centre of 1st
floor.
Rear: long right-hand (N) wing has timbers and render to left
(S) side; left-hand (S) wing of part-chequered blue and red
brick.
INTERIOR: dog-leg staircase with stick balusters to rear
right; moulded elliptical hall arch; some dado rails,
shutters, and panelled reveals; in north wing, former later
billiard room.
HISTORICAL NOTE: originally built for a tanning family with
tannery to rear. Records refer to rebuilding c1800. District
Council occupation was from 1937-1990; some decoration and
furnishings removed at that time were restored 1992.
The design of the building is related to that of nearby
Caldewell, near Pershore.
(BoE: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-: 243; ).


Listing NGR: SO9494345876

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