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Blundells Rattonby House, Ombersley

Description: Blundells Rattonby House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 147984

OS Grid Reference: SO8451363492
OS Grid Coordinates: 384513, 263492
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2694, -2.2284

Location: Church Lane, Ombersley, Worcestershire WR9 0EP

Locality: Ombersley
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 0EP

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Listing Text


9/89 Rattonby House
and Blundells

House. C16 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed, rendered infill, plain tiled roofs and large brick chimney to
main ridge with four star-shaped stacks and rebuilt combined cap; also
ridge stack to east end main ridge. U-shaped plan; main range on east/
west axis of three framed bays with lobby entry formed by chimney in
west end bay; cross-wing of three framed bays at west gable end and also
single bay addition at rear of east end bay; partly two storeys, partly
single storey and attic with dormers. Framing: irregular, mainly three/
four panels from sill to wall-plate; short, straight braces in upper
corners; collar-and-tie-beam trusses with queen struts, left gable end
has three collars, large gabled dormer to left front bay having two
collars and west end cross-wing front gable end with a single collar and
a V-strut in the apex. Front elevation: scattered fenestration; main range
has a ground floor 2-light casement and a paired 2- and 3-light casement;
the large, gabled dormer at the left end has a 3-light casement and above
the central bay is a small, gabled dormer with 2-light casement; in the
right end bay is a ledged and battened door. In the cross-wing gable end
is a ground floor 3-light casement and a first floor 2-light casement.
The left gable end fronting onto the Worcester Road has a ground floor
3-light casement and attic light; the single bay adjoining to the left
appears to have had the roof raised during the mid-C19 when an additional
row of panels was added, and has an early C19 multi-paned canted oriel
window with moulded architraves, a first floor 3-light casement and a
part-glazed door with a flat canopy on shaped brackets. Interior not

Listing NGR: SO8451363492

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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