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Description: The Venture Inn
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 148109
OS Grid Reference: SO8453463512
OS Grid Coordinates: 384534, 263512
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2695, -2.2280
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SO 8463 OMBERSLEY CP WORCESTER ROAD (east side)
9/213 The Venture Inn
(formerly listed as
House and General
Stores [J Rowe])
House, now restaurant. C16, with early C19 and mid-C20 alterations.
Timber-framed, some replacement timbers, rendered and painted brick infill,
some dressed sandstone walling, plain tiled roof, rear and right side brick
stacks. Single framed bay with three framed bay cross-wing at right gable
end; two storeys. Framing: main part originally had three square panels
from sill to wall-plate and short straight braces in upper corners; additional
two rows of small panels added when roof raised in C19; cross-wing of 2 + 2
panels from sill to wall-plate with long straight braces across the first
floor lower corners and is slightly jettied at the front gable end; it has
a double-collar-and-tie-beam truss with queen struts and a V-strut in the
apex. Front elevation: main part has a 3-light window on each floor; the
cross-wing gable end has two early C19 multi-paned bay windows beneath
the jetty, paired 2-light casements on the first floor and flanked by timber
posts supporting the jetty between the bay windows is the former C19 entrance
with a 4-panelled door. The present main entrance is situated in the right
side elevation and has a C20 gabled timber porch. Interior: stop-chamfered
main beams. C20 additions at rear. Norwich Union fire insurance mark on
Listing NGR: SO8453463512
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Source: English Heritage
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