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No 33 and 35 (The Bell)

A Grade II Listed Building in Worcester, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1878 / 52°11'16"N

Longitude: -2.2347 / 2°14'5"W

OS Eastings: 384049

OS Northings: 254423

OS Grid: SO840544

Mapcode National: GBR 1G3.ZSP

Mapcode Global: VH92T.68YN

Entry Name: No 33 and 35 (The Bell)

Listing Date: 5 April 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1390112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489082

Location: Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Town: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Bedwardine

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: St John in Bedwardine

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/10/2016


ST JOHNS (South East side)
Nos.33 and 35 (The Bell)

(Formerly listed as Nos.33 and 35 (The Bell) ST JOHN'S)


2 houses, part of terrace; now shop with flat over (No.33), and pub (No.35). c1780-1800 with later additions and alterations. Red brick; stucco to ground-floor of No.35. Plain clay tile roof; ridge stacks to each end, left-stack has oversailing detail and pots; right-stack rebuilt. Some timber-framing to left-return. Timber shopfront to No.33.

Plan: No.33 double-depth, width of ground-floor reduced by widening of through-passage from pedestrian to vehicular (post 1928); central entrance, hall and staircase off this passage in left-return. No.35 double-depth plan with central lobby, staircase off to right; left and right party-walls splayed at obtuse angle to front wall. 3 storeys. 3 (1:2) first-floor windows. Brick detailing includes band below first- and second-floor sills to No.35. Window to left first-floor is 8/12, otherwise 8/8, all with sills and in near-flush-frames; first-floor window openings have segmental heads. No.33 has C19 shopfront with plain pilasters, fluted console brackets, fascia and cornice; recessed entrance at left, panelled door, glazed upper section with pair of small flush-beaded panels below; overlight; 2-pane window to left of door with slender round mullion to corner; all of stall riser and window frame to right of door altered. Entrance to No.35 is off-centre right with paired 6-panel bolection moulded doors and overlight. Fixed 4-pane with shallow transom light to left of entrance, 8/8 sash to right. Elm casement with iron-framed opening light to rear of No.33.

INTERIOR: No.33 Staircase with stick balusters, 2 fireplaces on upper-floor.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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