British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Walnut Thatch, Ashton under Hill

Description: Walnut Thatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148457

OS Grid Reference: SO9973837680
OS Grid Coordinates: 399738, 237680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0375, -2.0052

Location: Beckford Road, Ashton Under Hill, Worcestershire WR11 6SX

Locality: Ashton under Hill
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 6SX

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

SO 9837 - 9937
11/5 22/6 Walnut Thatch

House. C16, altered C17, restored mid-C20. Timber-framed with rendered
infill on limestone rubble base; thatched roof, half-hipped at south end.
Limestone rubble chimney with two brick stacks to front of ridge and brick
stack at southern end of ridge. Four framed bays aligned north/south with
large chimney situated immediately north of southernmost bay. Single storey
and attic with dormers. Framing: mainly two or three panels from sill to
wall-plate, short straight braces in some upper corners, collar and tie-beam
truss visible at north end with two collars, four main struts to lower collar
and rendered above lower collar with framing painted in. East front elevation:
windows are all C20 leaded casements and of an irregular arrangement with two
3-light and three 2-light windows and also a rectangular light on the ground
floor. Above are three eyebrow dormers, one has a blocked window, one has a
2-light window, and one is very wide and has three 2-light windows (two of
which are paired). The main entrance is probably in its original situation
to right of centre and has a thatched hipped-roofed porch on timber posts and
a C20 door. Attic lights in gable ends. Interior: central former hall has
large fireplace and cross-beamed ceiling. C20 lean-to additions at rear.

Listing NGR: SO9973837680

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.