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Paynes Place, Bushley

Description: Paynes Place

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 151303

OS Grid Reference: SO8734334023
OS Grid Coordinates: 387343, 234023
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0045, -2.1858

Location: Stokes Road, Bushley, Worcestershire GL20 6HS

Locality: Bushley
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 6HS

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Listing Text

11-8-52 Paynes Place (formerly
listed as Paynes Place,
GV Bonnell's End)


House late C15 and C16 timber-framed with red herringbone brick infill. Plain tile
roofs with C19 ridge stack and East side wall stack. T plan with East end crosswing.
2 storeys. Close-studded timbers throughout. North front, 3 window main range.
Casements 5-light, 4-light and 5-light to 1st floor. Ground floor 5-light, two
3-light windows set together and, in angle a lean-to timbered porch, rebuilt possibly
with old timbers. Crosswing has 4-light window to each floor. South front: crosswing
is jettied with tension braces and a moulded tie-beam to gable. C19 carved
bargeboards. 6-light ground floor, 4-light 1st floor and 3-light attic windows. Main
range has two 5-light 1st floor windows and two 4-light ground floor windows with door
between. At West end is a brick extension, probably early C18, with coped gable and
cambered arched windows in gable end, North front altered in C19.
Interior: a carved moulded wood doorway to crosswing and in ground floor room part of
painted decorative texts commemorating the marriage of A. and M. Stratford 1577. In
main range upper floor centre truss of former open hall. Heavy moulded arch braces to
collar truss with decorative hollow moulded beams around at wall-plate level.
Reputedly built in C15 for Thomas Payne whose brass is in the parish church and
visited by Queen Margaret after the battle of Tewkesbury.

Listing NGR: SO8734334023

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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