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Description: Fairfield Court
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 156315
OS Grid Reference: SO9456775946
OS Grid Coordinates: 394567, 275946
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3815, -2.0812
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Moated Site at Fairfield Court, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
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SO 97 NW BELBROUGHTON CP STOURBRIDGE ROAD (west side)
6/50 Fairfield Court
Farmhouse, now house. C16, partly rebuilt early C17 with mid-C18 and
mid-C19 alterations and additions; restored mid-C20. Part timber-framed
with rendered infill, brick replacement walling and refacing; part sandstone
and brick with sandstone dressings; plain tiled roofs. Hall and intersecting
cross-wing; three-bay hall part aligned east/west with central north porch
wing and large central sandstone chimney with two star-shaped ridge stacks
forming baffle-entry plan. Cross-wing is of two framed bays and intersects
at the east end of the hall part; it has two external chimneys, the northern-
most one is sandstone and has two star-shaped brick stacks. Two storeys and
attic with rear dormer; two-course band at first floor level to rear of cross-
wing. Framing: cross-wing north gable end has close-set studding; first floor
is jettied on shaped brackets; remains of collar and tie-beam truss with two
collars and struts (partly painted in); sides and rear of cross-wing refaced
and rebuilt. North front elevation: hall part has a ground floor stone 3-light
splayed mullioned and transomed window and a 3-light C20 casement; two first
floor 3-light splayed mullioned windows; porch wing has a 2-light similar
mullioned first floor window and a round-headed archway with slightly project-
ing keyblock and impost blocks; ledged and battened door within. Cross-wing
gable end has ground floor C20 bay window and a 3-light casement with leaded
lights. Interior: stop-chamfered main ceiling beams. Large back-to-back fire-
place in hall part on south side of which is dog-leg oak staircase with moulded
strings and handrail, turned balusters and large square newels with shaped
finials. A C18 dairy wing adjoins the west side elevation with a 3-light
mullioned window add two rectangular lights in its west front elevation. To
tile rear of this is a C19 service wing. Also rear wing to south of hall.
The house stands on a moated site which has been filled in on the north side.
( YCH 3(i), p 11-12; BoE p 150).
Listing NGR: SO9456775946
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Source: English Heritage
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