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Weatheroak Farmhouse, Alvechurch

Description: Weatheroak Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 156073

OS Grid Reference: SP0561474030
OS Grid Coordinates: 405614, 274030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3643, -1.9190

Location: Icknield Street, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B48 7EH

Locality: Alvechurch
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B48 7EH

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Listing Text

Weatheroak Hill

7/20 Weatheroak Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
23.4.52 Weatheroak Hill Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Late C16, early C17 and late C17 incorporating a fragment of
an open hall house. Timber-frame with rendered infill and probably rendered
sandstone. Plan is complex, single bay to north end late C16, next bay early
C17, south cross-wing and bay in line with rest late C17, stack in latter bay
has three diamond shafts. East front: two storeys with gabled cross-wing to
left (probably rendered sandstone), four windows: mostly 3-light C20 casements;
ground floor: canted bay window with lean-to roof, then three windows of two,
five and three lights; roughly central a C20 gabled porch with 3-light casement
to front, replacing a two-storey timber-framed porch. Framing: herringbone to
first floor, slightly jettied over close-studded ground floor; gable of cross-
wing has two collars and ornamental bracing. Interior: against the north face
of the main stack are the remnants of a truss with two struts and collar with
extensive smoke-blackening.

Listing NGR: SP0561474030

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Source: English Heritage

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