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Description: Clent House
Date Listed: 16 November 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 156323
OS Grid Reference: SO9211079703
OS Grid Coordinates: 392110, 279703
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4153, -2.1174
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SO 97 NW CLIENT CP BROMSGROVE RAOD (east side)
6/58 Clent House
(Formerly listed as Clent
Stables, now house. 1709; converted c1955 with further late C20 alterations
and additions. Handmade red brick in Flemish bond with sandstone dressings
and base; plain tiled hipped roof with overhanging bracketed eaves; two large
panelled C20 brick ridge stacks. Two storeys with moulded stone band between
storeys and moulded eaves cornice. 4:3:4 bays; central bays break forward
under a pedimented gable; end quoins; windows have gauged flat heads-and
moulded keyblocks mainly in form of acanthus leaves; cross-casements on
ground floor; 2-light casements on first floor; all windows are of mid-C20
date. Pedimented gable contains 12-sided clockface; central entrance has
a segmental pediment, fluted pilasters, entablature and 8-panelled C20 door.
The first and second bays to the left have large double doors on the ground
floor with cambered heads; in the third and fourth bays is a larger set of
double doors and to the left of these is a narrow door which has a transom
light with three glazing bars. At the centre of the roof ridge is a cupola;
octagonal base with basket-arched arcade, modillion cornice, domical lead
roof and ball finial. Interior has been remodelled. Mid-C20 wing to rear
right and late C20 single-storey addition to rear left. The building was the
original stables to Clent House, an early C18 house and the seat of the
Amphlett family, which was demolished at the beginning of the C20. (BoE, p 121).
Listing NGR: SO9211079703
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Source: English Heritage
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