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1, Church Row, Overbury

Description: 1, Church Row

Grade: II
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

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

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

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Listing Text

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

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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