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Guesten Hall Roof

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stoke, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3139 / 52°18'50"N

Longitude: -2.0714 / 2°4'17"W

OS Eastings: 395229

OS Northings: 268422

OS Grid: SO952684

Mapcode National: GBR 2G3.YZF

Mapcode Global: VH9ZS.13SH

Entry Name: Guesten Hall Roof

Listing Date: 16 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1348531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156143

Location: Stoke, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Civil Parish: Stoke

Built-Up Area: Bromsgrove

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Prior, Wychbold and Upton Warren

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

Stoke Heath

17/92 Guesten Hall Roof


Roof. c1320, rebuilt 1865 and restored early 1970s. Timber-framed with
corrugated asbestos cladding. Seven bays (eight trusses) of an ornate roof;
each truss has an arch-braced collar, with two raking struts above, the central
part of the V is a quatrefoil, the two spandrels are trefoils; there are two
tiers of moulded purlins with cupsed and pierced wind-braces. This was on
the Guesten Hall of Worcester Priory until that building was demolished; it
was re-erected on Holy Trinity Church, Worcester in 1865; the church was
demolished in 1969 and the roof was then re-erected on the ground at Avoncroft,
restored to its original pitch. (FWB Charles, The Guesten Hall Roof, Worcester
Cathedral. A Survey. Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, NS,
Vol 18, 1971, pp 49 - 63).

Listing NGR: SO9522968422

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