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2, 4, 6 and 8, Red Lion Street, Alvechurch

Description: 2, 4, 6 and 8, Red Lion Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 156074

OS Grid Reference: SP0285072698
OS Grid Coordinates: 402850, 272698
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3523, -1.9596

Location: Red Lion Street, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B48 7LG

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

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Listing Text


15/21 Nos 2, 4, 6 and 8
(formerly listed as
6.12.73 Nos 2, 6 and 8)


House, now three houses and shop. C15, floored C16 with C17 extension and
alterations and some mid-C19 and late C20 alterations. Timber-frame with
brick infill and tile roof. Two framed bays aligned north/south, that to
north a former open hall with through-passage at north end, service bay no
longer exists; main stack inserted with back to through-passage. Street
front: two storeys, 3 + 1 windows: 2- and 3-light casements, that to right
in C19 gabled brick addition, which has a shop front on ground floor, rest
of ground floor: two 3-light casements, entrances to Nos 6 and 8 between
have wooden architraves and C20 doors. Framing: close-studding survives on
first floor. Northern truss visible internally has an arch-braced tie-beam
and two struts to collar, yoke just below ridge and trenched purlins; inter-
mediate hall truss has an arch-braced collar with wattle-and-daub infill.
There are extensive traces of smoke-blackening on the roof. The ceiling of
the room over the hall has a late C17 decorative design (slightly damaged).
No 2 is at the rear, in a C17 extension. (Report by S J Price (1984) in
files of Local History Department, Birmingham and City Museums and Art Gallery).

Listing NGR: SP0285172699

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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