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Description: 1, Church Row
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148588
OS Grid Reference: SO9574437429
OS Grid Coordinates: 395744, 237429
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0353, -2.0634
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OVERBURY CP CHURCH ROW (south side)
SO 9437 - 9537
9/135 No 1
Lodge to Overbury Court, now house. C18 or earlier origins, rebuilt and
extended 1877-8 by Richard Norman Shaw for Robert Martin and further extended
in c1940. Coursed limestone rubble and some decorative timber-framing with
roughcast infill; plain tiled roof with gable-end parapets and ashlar ridge
end stacks. Two storeys and attic with dormers; first floor of north front
elevation is jettied on a moulded bressummer with close-set studding and
a swept brace in the left lower corner. Three bays. Windows all have leaded
casements. Ground floor has a 3-light, a 2-light and a 5-light chamfered stone
mullioned window. On the first floor is a 4-light, a 3-light and a 5-light
window-and there are two gabled dormers with moulded bargeboards and 4-light
windows. At the west end is a single-storey hipped roofed addition which
has a chamfered plinth and, in its north side, a doorway with moulded jambs
and cambered head, a door with strap hinges, and a 2-light and a 4-light window
at its west end. Its west side elevation faces the Church of St Faith (qv) and
has two first floor windows of three lights and two lights and a lean-to porch
on shaped brackets above a door with flanking leaded lights which now forms
the main entrance. A c1940 single-storey wing adjoins to the south. Interior
retains its c1877-8 slate and cast iron fireplaces. (Saint, A: Richard Norman
Shaw, london, 1976).
Listing NGR: SO9574837428
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Source: English Heritage
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