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The Noak, Martley

Description: The Noak

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 151653

OS Grid Reference: SO7510860420
OS Grid Coordinates: 375108, 260420
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2414, -2.3659

Location: B4204, Martley, Worcestershire WR6 6PD

Locality: Martley
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6PD

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Listing Text

SO 76 SE MARTLEY CP B 4204 (n.e. side)

3/119 The Noak



Farmhouse. Early C17 with 1853 addition. Brick with ashlar and plaster
dressings, plain tile roof, multiple chimney stacks with diagonally set
shafts. Plan: front range of one room depth, built 1853, with roughly square
2 room deep C17 building behind. Front elevation: 3 storeys with ashlar gable
coping and quoins. Jacobethan style, 3 ranges of windows under gables with
stepped coping, outer in projecting breaks; the windows have labels, mullions
and Tudor arched casements, 2-1-2 on second floor, outer 3-light and central
angled bay to first floor, parapeted 1:4:1 light angled bays to ground floor;
tripartite verandah porch between outer breaks with panelled parapet and Tudor
arched openings; Tudor arched entrance with stopped lable, double leaf panelled
door. Bated on left return front: "IN 1853". Rear: 3 storeys with stone
coped parapet and ashlar plinth, 3 bands which rise over the windows as square
labels, reflected by similarly shaped projections to parapet; 3 windows with
plaster dressings, 2:1:2 lights to second floor; 2 cross mullioned windows to
first floor flanking a glazing bar sash with flush exposed sash box. Central
entrance with segmental head approached by semi-circular plan stone steps much
repaired in blue brick, cellar entrance to left with lintel of a single sand-
stone block. Lead downpipes to left and right. This was the principal residence
of the Nash family, of which the Worcestershire historian, Reverend Treadway
Russell Nash, was a member. There are traces of a moat to the south. (VCH, 4,
pp 290/291).

Listing NGR: SO7510860420

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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