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Astwood Bank Farmhouse, Astwood Bank

Description: Astwood Bank Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156482

OS Grid Reference: SP0376962559
OS Grid Coordinates: 403769, 262559
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2612, -1.9462

Location: Astwood Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire B96 6PS

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

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Listing Text

SP 06 SW
Astwood Bank
4/7 Astwood Bank Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
3.10.86 Astwood Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. C17 with mid-C18 and mid-C19 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed with painted brick and rendered infill on sandstone and brick base,
brick replacement walling and refacing; plain tiled roofs. Three framed bays
aligned east/west; large chimney with brick ridge stack between west and
central bays; C18 and C19 addition of L-plan form to rear central and eastern-
most bay with large external chimney to east gable end. Two storeys, partly
with dentilled eaves cornice. Framing: four panels from sill to wall-plate,
short straight braces in upper corners, collar and tie-beam truss with three
struts and V-strut in apex survives at west gable end of original part.
North front elevation: ground floor has a cross-casement and a hipped-roofed
addition beneath which are two bay windows at each end; two 3-light casements
and a 2-light casement on first floor; main entrance,to left of central bay
at centre of bay window addition, has a C20 door; C19 ridge stack at left end.
Interior: large fireplaces retained; central bay of original part has C19
panelling and dog-leg staircase said to have come from Witley Court, Great
Witley, Worcs.

Listing NGR: SP0376962559

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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