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Fields Farmhouse, Redditch

Description: Fields Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156557

OS Grid Reference: SP0283364030
OS Grid Coordinates: 402833, 264030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2744, -1.9599

Location: Featherbed Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire B97 5QL

Locality: Redditch
Local Authority: Redditch Borough Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B97 5QL

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Listing Text

SP 06 SW
Hunt End
4/81 Fields Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house. C17 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions.
Timber-framed (roughcast) with brick refacing and replacement walling; plain
tiled roof. Two framed bays aligned north/south; large chimney at south gable
end enclosed by C19 addition which continues roof ridge. Single storey and
attic with dormers; partly with dentilled eaves cornice. Framing: visible at
rear; three panels from sill to wall-plate, short straight braces in upper
corners; trusses not visible but original roof structure probably survives.
East front elevation: three 2-light C20 casements inserted into C19 openings
with cambered heads; three gabled dormers with 2-light casements; hipped-
roofed porch to right of centre with C20 door and rectangular lights in side
elevations. Interior: apart from front wall the framing appears largely
intact. Large fireplace retained in south bay with winder staircase to
east side of it. Birmingham fire insurance mark attached to central dormer.
C20 flat-roofed extension with tall stack to rear of north bay.

Listing NGR: SP0283364030

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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