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Upper Tapenhall

A Grade II Listed Building in North Claines, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2312 / 52°13'52"N

Longitude: -2.2003 / 2°12'1"W

OS Eastings: 386416

OS Northings: 259238

OS Grid: SO864592

Mapcode National: GBR 1FS.2JY

Mapcode Global: VH92M.T54X

Entry Name: Upper Tapenhall

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147944

Location: North Claines, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR3

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: North Claines

Built-Up Area: Fernhill Heath

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Claines

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


7/50 Upper Tapenhall

- II

Farmhouse, now house. C16, with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-
framed, painted brick infill, replacement walling and refacing, plain tiled
roofs, group of 4 diagonal brick chimney shafts to main ridge, also small
external brick stacks to left side and front elevations. Hall and cross-
wing type plan on north-east/south-west axis with multi-gabled front
elevation; main range of 3 framed bays with additional bay added to front
of lower end bay, cross-wing at south-west gable end of 2 framed bays;
former through-passage situated above north-east end bay. Two storeys,
attic and cellar. Framing: 4 square panels from sill to wall-plate, small
straight braces in upper corners, double collar and tie-beam trusses with
queen struts in gable ends except for north-east gable end truss with has
a single collar with queen struts beneath and a king post and raking struts
above; there is planted timber on the gable end of the left front additional
bay. Front elevation: scattered fenestration; central 2 bays are gabled and
have a ground floor C20 casement, a canted C19 bay window and C19 2-light
casement and a 2-light casement to the stair landing; in the left bay the
blocked entrance to the former through-passage is visible; on the first floor
is a C19 casement. The left gable end of the additional bay has two C20 ground
floor casements and one first floor C20 casement; the cross-wing gable end to
right has two C20 ground floor casements and one first floor casement and a
C20 part-glazed central entrance door with a flat canopy in wrought iron
brackets. Interior: moulded plaster ceiling to rear first floor of cross-
wing; dog-leg staircase with moulded handrail and ball finials on newels;
main beams are stop-chamfered.

Listing NGR: SO8641659238

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