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Yew Tree House, Astwood Bank

Description: Yew Tree House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 156481

OS Grid Reference: SP0321162594
OS Grid Coordinates: 403211, 262594
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2615, -1.9544

Location: Astwood Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire B96 6PT

Locality: Astwood Bank
Local Authority: Redditch Borough Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B96 6PT

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Listing Text

SP 06 SW
Astwood Bank
4/6 Yew Tree House [Formerly
listed as No 190 and 192
10.4.54 (Yew Tree) The Ridgeway]


House. Mid-C18 with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Brick, partly
stuccoed; two-span slate roofs, partly hipped, with end stacks. Two storeys
and attic; terracotta modillion eaves cornices to rear range. Three bays;
windows have hood moulds with returns and immediately beneath each moulding
is a row of three plaster roses; windows of outer bays are 16-pane sashes;
central first floor window is a 12-pane sash; central entrance has a C19
ashlar porch, flat-roofed with moulded cornice and blocking course; C20
door with transom light and pilastered surround (pilasters have a fluted
lower section); doorway flanked by ogee-arched lights with sill and impost
bands. Attic lights in gable ends of front range. Interior: C18 front range
has stop-chamfered main ceiling beams; central hall retains its dog-leg stair-
case with moulded handrail and turned balusters. Large C19 bay window with
stained glass upper lights to left end of rear range. Also C19 hipped-roofed
two-storey addition, to rear right side with ground and first floor 16-pane
sash window to front elevation.

Listing NGR: SP0321162594

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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