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Bittell Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alvechurch, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3672 / 52°22'1"N

Longitude: -1.9721 / 1°58'19"W

OS Eastings: 401995

OS Northings: 274346

OS Grid: SP019743

Mapcode National: GBR 3H0.D7L

Mapcode Global: VH9ZF.RRSP

Entry Name: Bittell Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167245

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156066

Location: Alvechurch, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B45

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Civil Parish: Alvechurch

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Alvechurch St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SP 07 SW ALVECHURCH CP BITTELL FARM ROAD
(south side)

6/13 Bittell Farmhouse

23.4.52

GV II


Farmhouse. Late C17 with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Brick
with stone dressings and tile roof. L-plan with ranges extending to south-
east and north-east. The former is the front range with two rooms flanking
stair hall, main stacks on rear of this range, north-west room forming
kitchen (originally). Garden front (south-west): two storeys with gable-
lit attic, stone quoins and string, three windows: two 4-light casements
flank a 3-light casement, all under segmental heads with stone keystones;
ground floor: central entrance has wooden doorcase and flat canopy on
consoles, covered by a C20 flat-roofed conservatory. Interior: ground
floor rear room has C17 small square panelling with frieze; first floor
room to right also has C17 panelling, including an arcaded overmantel.
The hearth is tiled with late C15 Malvern school tiles including a design
inscribed "Sir John Talbot", which are said to have been brought from Grafton.
Staircase C17 with turned balusters and moulded hand rail.


Listing NGR: SP0199574346

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