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Rous Lench Court, Rous Lench

Description: Rous Lench Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148438

OS Grid Reference: SP0190552982
OS Grid Coordinates: 401905, 252982
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1751, -1.9735

Location: Rous Lench, Worcestershire WR11 4UJ

Locality: Rous Lench
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 4UJ

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Listing Text


8/164 Rous Lench Court (formerly
listed as Lench Court)


Country house. C16, extensively remodelled mid-C19. Timber-frame encased
with rendered brick and planted framing, on sandstone plinth, tile roof.
L-plan, limbs extending to west and north, numerous decorative chimney stakcs.
Garden (west) front: gabled projection to left and gabled cross-wing to right,
both of two storeys, with gable-lit attic to left, and jettied tie-beams; to
left a 6-light casement over a multi-light stone window; to right 3-light case-
ment over another 3-light casement; main range: three storeys with central
gable, four cross windows to first floor arranged 1:2:1, three 2-light case-
ments to second floor; ground floor: lean-to tiled canopy across whole frontage
of main range with central gabled entrance. Interior reported to have a
highly decorative stone chimneypiece from-Shaw, North Riding of Yorkshire.
(VCH 3, pp 497-8; BoE p 256; P Reid, 1980, Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country
[Houses, Volume II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire,]
pp 225-6).

Listing NGR: SP0190552982

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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