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West Mercia Constabulary Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Hindlip, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2254 / 52°13'31"N

Longitude: -2.1772 / 2°10'38"W

OS Eastings: 387989

OS Northings: 258588

OS Grid: SO879585

Mapcode National: GBR 1FT.GCB

Mapcode Global: VH92N.6BVC

Entry Name: West Mercia Constabulary Museum

Listing Date: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147903

Location: Hindlip, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR3

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Hindlip

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Salwarpe and Hindlip with Martin Hussingtree

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


7/8 West Mercia Constabulary


House, now museum. c1490, with. late C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions.
Timber-framed, painted brick infill, brick replacement walling and refacing,
sandstone rubble and brick plinth, plain tiled roofs, brick chimney stack to
main ridge, large external stacks to left side and rear elevation. Hall and
cross-wing plan, hall part on north/south axis with cross-wing at south gable
end; both of 2 framed bays; cross-wing has a small, single bay wing projecting
southwards. Two storeys with cellar to rear cross-wing. Framing: irregular,
mainly 4 square panels from sill to wall-plate, large swept braces in lower
corners of cross-wing gable ends, collar and tie-beam trusses with queen-
struts exposed in gable ends. Main elevation to west: scattered fenestration;
all windows have plank weatherings; ground floor of main range has a 3-light
casement, a 16-pane sash and a rectangular light, above are 2 gabled dormers
with casements, and, on the left side a pair of casements; the cross-wing gable
end has paired casements on both floors. Main entrance in south elevation on
left side having a late C19 timber-framed, gabled porch and a ledged and
battened door. Small wing to right has a planked door on its east side and a
first floor casement in the west side; between the wing and the porch is a
first floor casement. Interior: roof not accessible. Main beams are stop-
chamfered. Late C19 and mid-C20 extensions to rear.

Listing NGR: SO8798958588

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

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