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The Venture Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Ombersley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2696 / 52°16'10"N

Longitude: -2.228 / 2°13'40"W

OS Eastings: 384534

OS Northings: 263512

OS Grid: SO845635

Mapcode National: GBR 1F5.MHY

Mapcode Global: VH92F.B7G0

Entry Name: The Venture Inn

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Last Amended: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350220

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148109

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


9/213 The Venture Inn
(formerly listed as
House and General
Stores [J Rowe])

House, now restaurant. C16, with early C19 and mid-C20 alterations.
Timber-framed, some replacement timbers, rendered and painted brick infill,
some dressed sandstone walling, plain tiled roof, rear and right side brick
stacks. Single framed bay with three framed bay cross-wing at right gable
end; two storeys. Framing: main part originally had three square panels
from sill to wall-plate and short straight braces in upper corners; additional
two rows of small panels added when roof raised in C19; cross-wing of 2 + 2
panels from sill to wall-plate with long straight braces across the first
floor lower corners and is slightly jettied at the front gable end; it has
a double-collar-and-tie-beam truss with queen struts and a V-strut in the
apex. Front elevation: main part has a 3-light window on each floor; the
cross-wing gable end has two early C19 multi-paned bay windows beneath
the jetty, paired 2-light casements on the first floor and flanked by timber
posts supporting the jetty between the bay windows is the former C19 entrance
with a 4-panelled door. The present main entrance is situated in the right
side elevation and has a C20 gabled timber porch. Interior: stop-chamfered
main beams. C20 additions at rear. Norwich Union fire insurance mark on
front gable.

Listing NGR: SO8453463512

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

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