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A Grade II* Listed Building in Tutnall and Cobley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3381 / 52°20'16"N

Longitude: -1.9914 / 1°59'29"W

OS Eastings: 400681

OS Northings: 271107

OS Grid: SP006711

Mapcode National: GBR 2G1.FC0

Mapcode Global: VH9ZM.FHLH

Entry Name: Cattespool

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Last Amended: 16 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156228

Location: Tutnall and Cobley, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Civil Parish: Tutnall and Cobley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Tardebigge

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


6/176 Cattespool
(Formerly listed as Cattespool
23.4.52 Farmhouse)


House. c1640, extended late C17 with some late C20 restoration. Timber-
frame with rendered infill on sandstone plinth, extended in ashlar with
tile roof. H-plan, lateral stack to hall range (aligned east/west), through-
passage to west end. South front: two storeys, with attics to wings lit by
2-light casements; first floor: three windows: 4-light and 3-light casements,
4-light square oriel to right; ground floor: mainly 4-light casements,
entrance to left of hall range through lean-to timber-framed porch with
C17 door; ashlar extension to left is of one storey with attic lit by a
gabled dormer. Framing: unpainted, three square panels high with straight
tension braces to first floor, close-studding to ground floor. Interior:
numerous exposed ceiling beams chamfered and stopped; fireplaces with stone
lintels; a number of windows retain C17 sliding shutters. It is very
unusual in this area for a house such as this to have retained the untreated
texture of the framing. (BoE, p 277; Stephen Price, "Standing Buildings in the
Alvechurch Area", Worcestershire Archaeology and Local History Newsletter,
no 31, 1983, pp 21 - 22).

Listing NGR: SP0068171107

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