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Baron Villa, Overbury

Description: Baron Villa

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148559

OS Grid Reference: SO9568237335
OS Grid Coordinates: 395682, 237335
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0344, -2.0643

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
9/106 Baron Villa
- II

House. Late C18, altered c1905 by Ernest Newton for Richard Biddulph Martin.
Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; plain tiled roof with gable-
end parapets. Large ashlar ridge stack to east of centre, also west end ridge
stack with two shafts and moulded capping. Two storeys and attic with dormers.
One plus three bays. Three-bay part has 16-pane sashes with moulded architraves
on both floors, a C20 gabled dormer with a 2-light casement and a central
entrance which has a wide open pediment on engaged Doric columns, a door with
six raised and fielded panels and a transom light with three glazing bars.
The left bay has a hipped-roofed two-storey wing with a 2-light casement on
both floors and a 5-light casement on the first floor in the angle with the
main part. Attic light at east gable end. A single-storey wing adjoins the
east side elevation and has a 2-light casement with a cambered head in its
east gable end. (Newton, W G: The Life and Works of Ernest Newton, London, 1925).

Listing NGR: SO9568437335

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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