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Bittell Farmhouse, Alvechurch

Description: Bittell Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 156066

OS Grid Reference: SP0199574346
OS Grid Coordinates: 401995, 274346
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3672, -1.9721

Location: Bittell Farm Road, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B45 8BJ

Locality: Alvechurch
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B45 8BJ

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/13 Bittell Farmhouse



Farmhouse. Late C17 with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Brick
with stone dressings and tile roof. L-plan with ranges extending to south-
east and north-east. The former is the front range with two rooms flanking
stair hall, main stacks on rear of this range, north-west room forming
kitchen (originally). Garden front (south-west): two storeys with gable-
lit attic, stone quoins and string, three windows: two 4-light casements
flank a 3-light casement, all under segmental heads with stone keystones;
ground floor: central entrance has wooden doorcase and flat canopy on
consoles, covered by a C20 flat-roofed conservatory. Interior: ground
floor rear room has C17 small square panelling with frieze; first floor
room to right also has C17 panelling, including an arcaded overmantel.
The hearth is tiled with late C15 Malvern school tiles including a design
inscribed "Sir John Talbot", which are said to have been brought from Grafton.
Staircase C17 with turned balusters and moulded hand rail.

Listing NGR: SP0199574346

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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