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Field House, Clent

Description: Field House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 16 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 156320

OS Grid Reference: SO9108879476
OS Grid Coordinates: 391088, 279476
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4132, -2.1324

Location: Clent, Worcestershire DY9 0HL

Locality: Clent
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY9 0HL

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Listing Text


6/55 Field House



House, now nursing home. Mid-C18; altered and extended c1921 by Forbes
and Tait for E Vaughan with further late C20 alterations. Finely jointed
red brick with ashlar dressings; hipped plain tiled roof behind parapet
with corner urn finials; large brick ridge and rear stacks. Three storeys
with moulded eaves cornice. Three bays with giant end pilasters on pedestals
and inset pediment on consoles above central bay. Outer bays have canted
bay windows to ground and first floor levels added in 1921; they have panelled
parapets and the windows have flat heads and moulded keyblocks; large 24-pane
sashes on ground floor and 16-pane sashes on the first floor; the second floor
outer bays have Venetian windows. Central bay has 12-pane sash windows on
both first and second floors. Central entrance has a c1921 ashlar porch with
an open pediment on Ionic columns. The door has a moulded architrave, key-
block, double doors and a traceried fanlight. East garden front: three bays
also with giant end pilasters on pedestals and inset pediment to central bay;
ground floor windows are tripartite sashes with moulded cornices; fret and
second floor has Venetian windows throughout (the windows of the first bay
are blind and the glazing bars have been painted in). Interior: 1921 and later
C20 alterations to original layout. Main rooms on ground floor retain original
ceiling mouldings and some ornately detailed fireplaces. c1921. additions include
large ballroom wing to rear west and also small single-storey addition to west of
main south entrance front; this is of two bays with clasping corner pilasters,
entablature and pairs of Doric columns flanking a pair of 18-pane sashes; this
arrangement is repeated on the west side but there is only a single central
window. (BoE, p 122).

Listing NGR: SO9108879476

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Source: English Heritage

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