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Orchard Dene and Adjoining Outbuilding, Sedgeberrow

Description: Orchard Dene and Adjoining Outbuilding

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 148596

OS Grid Reference: SP0211438277
OS Grid Coordinates: 402114, 238277
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0429, -1.9706

Location: 90 Main Street, Sedgeberrow, Worcestershire WR11 7WA

Locality: Sedgeberrow
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 7WA

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Listing Text

SO 0238 - 0338
8/143 23/7 No 90 (Orchard Dene) and
adjoining outbuilding
(formerly listed as
20-6-73 Orchard House )
- II

House and adjoining outbuilding. Late C16 with late C18, mid-C19 and mid-
C20 alterations and additions. Part timber-framed with painted brick and
rendered infill on limestone rubble base, part coursed limestone rubble and
rendered brick with plain tiled roofs. T-plan; main part of three framed bays
aligned north-west/south-east and has two large external rubble chimneys with tiled
offsets and brick stacks to rear of central and south-east bay. A two-bay C18
wing adjoins the south-east end which has an external chimney on its south-east
side and a brick stack with sunk panels. Part single storey and attic with
dormers, part two storeys and attic with rendered band at first floor level.
Framing: main part has three panels from sill to wall-plate, some close-set
studding at its north-west end and also a collar and tie-beam truss with two
collars, four struts to lower collar and one central strut to upper collar.
South-west front elevation: the main part has four single-light C20 casements,
a 2-light C20 casement and a pair of C20 glazed doors on the ground floor.
Above are three original gabled dormers with coved jettied gables and tie-beam
trusses with swept V-struts; each dormer has a 2-light casement. The gable-
end of the south-east wing has two ground and first floor large 2-light case-
ments and an attic light. This wing has been re-roofed and has some timber
planks applied to its upper floors to resemble timber-framing. Main entrance
to rear of main part and has a C20 door. There is a four-bay brick out-building
which intersects to the rear of the south-east wing. Interior is recorded
as having retained a fine staircase in the C18 wing. (VCH, Vol 3, pt 2, p 519).

Listing NGR: SP0211438277

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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