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Alcester Heath Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings, Alcester

Description: Alcester Heath Farmhouse and Attached Farm Buildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 305158

OS Grid Reference: SP0736059213
OS Grid Coordinates: 407360, 259213
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2311, -1.8936

Location: Alcester Heath, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 5JJ

Locality: Alcester
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B49 5JJ

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Listing Text

SPOSNE (East side)
2/1 Alcester Heath Farmhouse and
attached farm buildings

- II

Farmhouse and attached barn. C17, with C18/early C19 refacing and early/mid C19
front range and alterations. House: Partly timber framed, faced with brick, and
brick front range; brick dentil cornices. Front range has slate roof; wing has
tile roof; brick stacks. Barn: Timber framed with brick infill. Tile roof. House
L-plan; Front of two builds. 2 storeys; 3-window range. 6-panelled door with
panelled intrados and moulded wood surround. Arched trellis porch. Sashes.
Single 16-pane sash to left of ground floor has rendered rusticated flat arch
with keyblocks. First-floor sashes have painted wood lintels. Hipped roof with
internal stack and roof continued down on right. Right return side 3-window
range. Left section 2 storeys, one-window range. Right section one storey and
attic with dormers. Diagonally set brick dentils. C19 plank door. C19 wood and
iron casements with glazing bars. Two C18/early C19 leaded casements on ground
floor. Door and ground-floor windows under cambered brick arches. Interior: Rear
wing has some exposed timber framing. Open fireplace. Front range has straight
flight staircase and 6-panelled doors. Barn has square framing. 3 bays. Plank
doors; doorway possibly altered on yard side. End wall has jowled posts.
Interior: Jowled posts. Diagonal braces and retaining walls. Queen strut roof.
C18/C19 shelter sheds attached at right angles. Brick with brick dentil cornice,
and brick pillars with plank infill to front. Tile roof. Interior retains hay
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.12; G. Edward Saville, Kings Coughton; A
Warwickshire Hamlet, 1973,p.103).

Listing NGR: SP0736059213

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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