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Astwood Bank Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Redditch, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2612 / 52°15'40"N

Longitude: -1.9462 / 1°56'46"W

OS Eastings: 403769

OS Northings: 262559

OS Grid: SP037625

Mapcode National: GBR 3JD.6S6

Mapcode Global: VHB01.6FZF

Entry Name: Astwood Bank Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 October 1986

Last Amended: 28 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156482

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B96

County: Worcestershire

District: Redditch

Town: Redditch

Electoral Ward/Division: Astwood Bank and Feckenham

Built-Up Area: Redditch

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Astwood Bank St Matthias and St George

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

REDDITCH B ASTWOOD LANE (south side)
SP 06 SW
Astwood Bank
4/7 Astwood Bank Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
3.10.86 Astwood Farmhouse)

II

Farmhouse. C17 with mid-C18 and mid-C19 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed with painted brick and rendered infill on sandstone and brick base,
brick replacement walling and refacing; plain tiled roofs. Three framed bays
aligned east/west; large chimney with brick ridge stack between west and
central bays; C18 and C19 addition of L-plan form to rear central and eastern-
most bay with large external chimney to east gable end. Two storeys, partly
with dentilled eaves cornice. Framing: four panels from sill to wall-plate,
short straight braces in upper corners, collar and tie-beam truss with three
struts and V-strut in apex survives at west gable end of original part.
North front elevation: ground floor has a cross-casement and a hipped-roofed
addition beneath which are two bay windows at each end; two 3-light casements
and a 2-light casement on first floor; main entrance,to left of central bay
at centre of bay window addition, has a C20 door; C19 ridge stack at left end.
Interior: large fireplaces retained; central bay of original part has C19
panelling and dog-leg staircase said to have come from Witley Court, Great
Witley, Worcs.


Listing NGR: SP0376962559

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