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2,4,5,7 and 8, Church Row, Overbury

Description: 2,4,5,7 and 8, Church Row

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148589

OS Grid Reference: SO9576437434
OS Grid Coordinates: 395764, 237434
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0353, -2.0631

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
9/136 Nos 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8

Shown on OS map as Nos 2, 5 and 8.
Row of seven houses, now five houses. Late C19 remodelling of an C18 or
earlier structure, probably by Richard Norman Shaw for Robert Martin with
further mid-C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble and plain tiled roof
with four brick ridge stacks which have oversailing cap courses. Single storey
and attic with dormers. Seven bays; windows are all leaded casements of two
lights. Seven ground floor windows, seven gabled dormers have windows with
moulded architraves. Four lean-to porches on shaped moulded brackets on stone
corbels. The westernmost porch is larger, has an additional central bracket
and two doorways beneath it. Doors are all simple ledged and battened type.
Doorway between bays 5 and 6 are now blocked. There is a rear wing to the west
end bay. The row of houses face No 1 Church Row (qv) and is situated adjacent
to the gate piers, gates and quadrant walls to Overbury Court (qv). Included
for group value.

Listing NGR: SO9576937433

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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