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Crown House, Alvechurch

Description: Crown House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 156081

OS Grid Reference: SP0289972645
OS Grid Coordinates: 402899, 272645
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3519, -1.9588

Location: 5 Radford Road, Alvechurch, Worcestershire B48 7LA

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

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Listing Text


15/28 Crown House and No 6
(formerly listed as Crown
22.5.73 House)


House, now veterinary hospital and house. Probably C16, refronted early C18,
with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in painted
brick with machine tile roof. U-plan, probably hall and cross-wings.
South-west front: gabled cross-wings at each end with planted C19 framing
to gables; two storeys, dentilled brick cornice, band to left cross-wing,
2 + 2 + 2 windows: two to left fixed casements, then a 3-light C20 casement
and three 2-light C20 casements; ground floor: 1 + 2 + 1 windows, all fixed
casements except the 3-light C20 casement to right; entrances: two between
two left-hand windows have wooden architraves and C20 panelled doors; roughly
central an entrance with C19 gabled tile canopy and glazed door, similar
entrance to right cross-wing approached by three brick steps. There are
traces of the positions of earlier windows on the ground floor, evidenced
by rubbed brick heads. Framing: exposed in left-hand return wall, close-
studded. Interior: in hall range on ground floor is a moulded ceiling beam;
there is evidence in the subsidiary beams that the front wall was jettied.

Listing NGR: SP0289772653

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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