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Yew Tree House, Overbury

Description: Yew Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148592

OS Grid Reference: SO9617337875
OS Grid Coordinates: 396173, 237875
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0393, -2.0572

Location: Pigeon Lane, Overbury, Worcestershire GL20 7PG

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

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Listing Text

SO 9637 - 9737
10/139 No 34 (Yew Tree House)

House. 1905 by Ernest Newton for Richard Biddulph Martin. Coursed lime-
stone rubble and stone tiled roof laid in diminishing courses, gableted at
west end and with large ridge end stacks. Single storey and attic with
half-dormers. Three bays. Windows are all leaded casements. There are
two 2-light windows and a single-light window on the ground floor, all have
wedge lintels, and a central gabled half-dormer with a 2-light window. The
central entrance has a gabled rustic timber porch and a half-glazed door
with a wedge lintel. The front north-east corner of the building has the
lower angle chamfered back (as if to provide room for vehicle access) with
the upper part corbelled out flush with the main wall surfaces. On this
chamfered section of the wall is inscribed "YEW TREE COTTAGE/ AD 1905".
There is a lean-to addition at the west end with a 2-light window in its
front elevtion. (Newton, W G: The Life and Work of Ernest Newton, London,

Listing NGR: SO9617337875

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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