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Yew Tree House, Ombersley

Description: Yew Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 July 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 148033

OS Grid Reference: SO8366465878
OS Grid Coordinates: 383664, 265878
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2908, -2.2409

Location: Ombersley, Worcestershire WR9 0JX

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

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Listing Text


1/138 Yew Tree House


Farmhouse, now house. Probably late C16 - early Cl7, largely remodelled
c1840. Part timber-framed, painted infill on sandstone rubble plinth,
brick replacement walling and additions, plain tiled roofs, paired
diagonal brick stacks at rear right, remains of brick stack to left front
ridge and two brick chimneys with offsets at left side. Possibly original
range of three framed bays on west/east axis with single bay wing to rear
west end bay; c1840 a two-bay brick range was added to north gable end of
rear wing which was also extended eastwards to square-up the plan; two
storeys and attic. Framing: five square panels from sill to wall-plate;
long straight braces in lower corners and tie-beam truss with two collars
in west gable end with queen struts and V-strut in apex, West front
elevation: central single bay flanked by cross-wing gable ends of c1840
to left and original range at right; central bay has 3-light first floor
casement and, at ground floor level two rectangular lights flanking a
gabled, timber-framed porch and half-glazed double doors with a moulded
architrave; left gable end has two pierced, decorated bargeboards and
moulded finial, timber-framing in gable and 2 large ground and first
floor 3-light casements,the ground floor one having a cambered head;
right gable end has a ground floor 4-light and a first floor 3-light
casement and an attic light. At the centre of the right side elevation
is a C19 two-storey, gabled and timber-framed porch wing with scalloped
bargeboards and moulded finial. Interior: main beams are stop-chamfered;
first floor of present front central bay has wall paintings of birds and
flowers, the design appears to be of eastern inspiration; C19 rear central
addition has panelled ground floor room, incorporating some Cl7 panelling
and Cl7 carved figures in chimney overmantel; C19 staircase with spiral

Listing NGR: SO8366465878

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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