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43 and 44, Overbury

Description: 43 and 44

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148554

OS Grid Reference: SO9570837318
OS Grid Coordinates: 395708, 237318
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0343, -2.0640

Location: 1 School Lane, Overbury, Worcestershire GL20 7NP

Locality: Overbury
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7NP

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Listing Text

SO 9437 - 9537
9/101 Nos 43 and 44

Farmhouse, now divided into two dwellings. Early C19, altered c1880 and
c1905 probably by Ernest Newton for Richard Biddulph Martin. Coursed lime-
stone rubble, partly ashlar faced with ashlar dressings; plain tiled roof
with gable-end parapets, north end ashlar ridge stack and also ashlar stack
to south-east of main roof with two square shafts, frieze and moulded capping.
Two storeys and attic with chamfered plinth. Three bays; windows are all 16-
pane sashes, except for the windows on both floors of bay 1 and the ground
floor window in bay 2, which are blind. Main entrance to No 44 between bays
2 and 3 has a 6-panelled door. Two panels are raised and fielded and two are
glazed. The north gable end faces the main road and has a rectangular first
floor light with a moulded architrave and a similar attic light. There is a
substantial rear right wing which has a ground floor 4-light and a first floor
3-light chamfered mullioned window with hoodmoulds facing the main road. The
south gable end of the main range has a 4-light ground floor and a 3-light
first floor ovolo mullioned window with hoodmoulds and a 2-light attic window
with a chamfered mullion. There is an ashlar-faced brick late C19 rear left
wing and a rubble rear central wing, both of which are of a single storey and
attic. The present main entrance to No 43 is situated in the rear central wing.

Listing NGR: SO9570837318

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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