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Crown House

A Grade II Listed Building in Alvechurch, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3519 / 52°21'6"N

Longitude: -1.9588 / 1°57'31"W

OS Eastings: 402899

OS Northings: 272645

OS Grid: SP028726

Mapcode National: GBR 3H6.HLB

Mapcode Global: VH9ZN.049W

Entry Name: Crown House

Listing Date: 22 May 1973

Last Amended: 16 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156081

Location: Alvechurch, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B48

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Civil Parish: Alvechurch

Built-Up Area: 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 02 72 ALVECHURCH CP THE SQUARE (east side)

15/28 Crown House and No 6
(formerly listed as Crown
22.5.73 House)


GV II


House, now veterinary hospital and house. Probably C16, refronted early C18,
with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Timber-frame clad in painted
brick with machine tile roof. U-plan, probably hall and cross-wings.
South-west front: gabled cross-wings at each end with planted C19 framing
to gables; two storeys, dentilled brick cornice, band to left cross-wing,
2 + 2 + 2 windows: two to left fixed casements, then a 3-light C20 casement
and three 2-light C20 casements; ground floor: 1 + 2 + 1 windows, all fixed
casements except the 3-light C20 casement to right; entrances: two between
two left-hand windows have wooden architraves and C20 panelled doors; roughly
central an entrance with C19 gabled tile canopy and glazed door, similar
entrance to right cross-wing approached by three brick steps. There are
traces of the positions of earlier windows on the ground floor, evidenced
by rubbed brick heads. Framing: exposed in left-hand return wall, close-
studded. Interior: in hall range on ground floor is a moulded ceiling beam;
there is evidence in the subsidiary beams that the front wall was jettied.


Listing NGR: SP0289772653

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