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King's Arms Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ombersley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2694 / 52°16'9"N

Longitude: -2.228 / 2°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 384537

OS Northings: 263494

OS Grid: SO845634

Mapcode National: GBR 1F5.MK3

Mapcode Global: VH92F.B7H3

Entry Name: King's Arms Public House

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148110

Location: Ombersley, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Ombersley

Built-Up Area: Ombersley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ombersley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


9/214 King's Arms Public House


House, now public house. C15, altered and extended Cl7, mid-C19 and mid-C20.
Timber-framed, rendered infill, brick replacement walling, dressed sandstone
base, plain tiled roofs, four diagonal brick stacks to main ridge with over-
sailing cap courses. Main range of four framed bays with lobby-entry in
left end bay and with a cross-wing of two framed bays at north end and single
framed bay addition to rear right. Two storeys, cellar and attic with dormers.
Framing: main part has some close-set vertical studding to front ground floor,
otherwise mainly one panel to ground floor and three to first floor; straight
braces across lower corners of first floor; cross-wing is jettied at front
on brackets with moulded bressummer and has close-set vertical studding at
first floor level to front and on left side elevation; two large gabled dormers
in main roof have collar-and-tie-beam trusses with queen struts and V-struts
in apex; truss at right gable end has two collars and tie-beam, partly
rebuilt in brick and painted to simulate framing; cross-wing has single
collar-and-tie-beam truss with close-set vertical studding. Front elevation:
plank weathering between main storeys; main part has a ground floor 3-light
casement and a 16-pane sash; first floor has a 3-light casement flanked
by oriel windows on single decoratively carved brackets (both of three lights);
the outer lights of the right side window are blocked; in the narrow left bay
are C20 paired plank and battened doors with cambered doorheads; the cross-
wing gable end has a ground floor 3-light casement and a first floor oriel
window on a decoratively carved bracket. Interior: lobby-entry with large
inglenook back-to-back fireplaces in left bay; front ground floor room of
cross-wing has plaster ceiling decorated with Garter, a floral design, a
mermaid and a Tudor rose; main beams are stop-chamfered. The house is
traditionally believed to have received Charles II after the Battle of

Listing NGR: SO8453763494

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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