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Description: Bordesley Lodge Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 156525
OS Grid Reference: SP0421469345
OS Grid Coordinates: 404214, 269345
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3222, -1.9396
REDDITCH B DAGNELL END ROAD (south side)
SP 06 NW
1/49 Bordesley Lodge Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Bordesley
Lodge Farmhouse and Granary
about 1 yard North of)
Farmhouse, now house. c1600 with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed with brick infill, refacing and replacement walling on sandstone base,
partly roughcast; plain tiled roofs. Main part of four framed bays aligned
north-west/south-east; the second bay from the south-east end is narrow and
occupied by a large chimney with a brick ridge stack; an L-shaped wing adjoins
the rear of the south-easternmost bay. Two storeys, attic and cellar.
Framing: main part has three rows of square panels at first floor level with
short straight braces across some upper corners. Some close-studding visible
in rear wing; north-east gable end of rear wing has a collar and tie-beam
truss with two struts exposed; this may once have been an intermediate truss
and the wing reduced in length. Windows are mainly C19 casements. South-west
front elevation: ground floor has two 3-light windows (one of which is blocked)
and a hipped canted bay window; first floor has two 3-light windows and a 4-
light window. Main entrance to left has a hipped-roofed brick porch with trellis
infill and a 6-panelled door. Attic lights in gable ends. Interior: main ceil-
ing beams are stop-chamfered. Large fireplace in former hall. C19 single-
storey kitchen addition at rear.
Listing NGR: SP0421269350
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Source: English Heritage
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