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Description: The Old House and Quadrant Walls
Date Listed: 10 April 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 156582
OS Grid Reference: SP0096661506
OS Grid Coordinates: 400966, 261506
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2517, -1.9873
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REDDITCH B HIGH STREET (east side)
SP 0061 - 0161
9/106 The Old House and
quadrant walls (formerly
10.4.54 listed as the Old Courthouse)
House and adjoining quadrant walls. Early C19. Brick with shallow hipped
plain tiled roof. Three storeys and attic with dentilled eaves cornice.
Three bays; central bay set within recessed round-headed arched panel;
windows'have rusticated flat heads with raised keyblocks, and moulded archi-
traves; ground floor windows are tripartite and have central 12-pane sashes;
three first floor 12-pane sashes; three second floor 6-pane sashes, the central
window of which has a cambered head; central entrance has a distyle portico
with fluted columns and the entablature is enriched with rosettes, paterae
and a central urn relief; the 6-panelled door has a moulded architrave and
traceried fanlight. Interior not inspected. Large stacks at rear-at junction
of rear wings. The quadrant walls are of brick with a sandstone coping. They
are about 12 feet high and stepped to reach a height of about eight feet where
they front the street. The left wall has a rectangular light and a 4-pane sash
inserted in it. The right wall has an inserted doorway. Walls terminate in
octagonal piers with sandstone cappings and large ball finials. The right wall
has a south return of about 12 yards long which terminates in a square pier
with bullnosed corners and also has a sandstone capping with ball finial.
The building adjoining the left wall to the rear is not of special architectural
Listing NGR: SP0090361393
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Source: English Heritage
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