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Description: The Old Court House
Date Listed: 2 April 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 156625
OS Grid Reference: SP0089561572
OS Grid Coordinates: 400895, 261572
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2523, -1.9883
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REDDITCH B THE SQUARE (north side)
SP 0061 - 0161
The Old Court House
House. Early C17 with mid-C19 alterations; extended late C20. Timber-
framed with painted brick and rendered infill, painted brick replacement
walling and additions and plain tiled roofs. Three framed bays aligned
east/west with rebuilt external chimney at east gable end. Single storey
and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-plate,
short straight braces in some upper corners, collar and tie-beam truss;
west end truss has two collars between which is a single central strut
and also raking struts in lower corners; east end truss has three struts
to collar and concave V-strut in apex. There is also a gable at the
junction of the west and central bay with two struts beneath the collar.
South front elevation: 4-light C19 casement with cambered head on ground
floor to right; right of gable is a small original gabled dormer with con-
cave V-struts and a 2-light C19 casement; main entrance beneath gable has
a C20 gabled timber porch with glazed sides and C20 door. Attic lights in
gable ends. Plank weatherings at first floor, tie-beam and collar level at
west end. Interior: framing mainly intact including roof structure. Large
C20 addition to rear left.
Listing NGR: SP0089461573
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Source: English Heritage
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