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Beoley Hall, Beoley

Description: Beoley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156119

OS Grid Reference: SP0642970253
OS Grid Coordinates: 406429, 270253
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3303, -1.9071

Location: Icknield Street, Redditch B98 9AL

Locality: Beoley
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B98 9AL

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Listing Text


7/68 Beoley Hall

- II

Country house, now flats. Probably early C18, remodelled in 1791 by John
Sanders for Thomas Holmes, with some late C20 alterations. Stuccoed brick
with hipped slate roofs. Basically H-plan, the east cross-wing being an
addition by Sanders. East front: two storeys with moulded cornice to parapet,
the centre of which bears a garlanded urn; slightly raised quoins and a band
to ground floor; three windows: glazing bar sashes, that to centre in a semi-
circular recede; ground floor: two windows with tripartite sashes under
segmentally-headed recesses with Pompeian relief medallions; the entrance has
a porch with four Doric columns supporting a balustraded balcony. Right-hand
return front has two alcoves containing Classical urns on ground floor.
(BoE, p 81; VCH 4, p 13; Peter Reid, Burke's and Savill's Guide to Country
Houses, Vol II, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, 1980,
p 193; Howard Colvin, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600 -
1840, 1978, p 714).

Listing NGR: SP0642970253

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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