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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Beckford, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0207 / 52°1'14"N

Longitude: -2.0338 / 2°2'1"W

OS Eastings: 397776

OS Northings: 235804

OS Grid: SO977358

Mapcode National: GBR 2KV.8M4

Mapcode Global: VHB14.PGNT

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 7 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349950

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148508

Location: Beckford, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Beckford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 9635 - 9735
13/56 12/7 The Old House
- II

House. Probably C16 with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Partly coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, part ashlar and part timber-framed
with rendered infill and some painted brick replacement walling. Plain tiled
roofs with parapet at west gable end and also west end ashlar ridge stack with
rebuilt brick shaft. There is also a C20 yellow and blue brick stack to the
north side of the main ridge. L-plan; main range of three bays aligned east/
west with two-bay wing at west end of rear south elevation. The wing has a
large external chimney with offsets and a rebuilt brick stack on its east
side. Two storeys, cellar and attic with dormers. Framing: two rows of
square panels at first floor level to central and west bay of north elevation
and to west elevation of rear wing. North front elevation: irregular fenestra-
tion; windows C19 casements. There is a 2-light window, a large 3-light window
and a 4-light chamfered mullioned window on the ground floor; all have hoodmoulds.
On the first floor are two 3-light windows with weatherboarded infill beneath
them. In the western bay the ground floor is situated at a higher level and
there is a 3-light chamfered mullioned cellar window with iron bars. Attic
light in east gable end. Main entrance in rear south elevation. A C19 single-
storey two-bay wing adjoins the east side of the rear wing, partly enclosing
the external chimney.

Listing NGR: SO9777635804

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