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Aston Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Knighton on Teme, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3202 / 52°19'12"N

Longitude: -2.558 / 2°33'28"W

OS Eastings: 362064

OS Northings: 269272

OS Grid: SO620692

Mapcode National: GBR BS.VWH5

Mapcode Global: VH84D.MY25

Entry Name: Aston Court

Listing Date: 27 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081415

English Heritage Legacy ID: 149271

Location: Knighton on Teme, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, WR15

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Knighton on Teme

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Teme Valley North

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 66 NW

4/78 Aston Court

- II

Farmhouse. C17 or earlier, remodelled c1860. Brick with plain tiled
roofs, large external side stacks and main ridge stack. U-plan; two
storeys, attic with half-dormers and cellar; pierced scalloped barge-
boards; 1:2:1 bays; outer bays break forward slightly, are gabled and
have giant clasping pilasters and coved capitals decorated with plaster
hop garlands; above the capitals at the base of each bargeboard is a
small semi-circular niche. Windows all have rusticated voussoirs with
large moulded keyblocks. Central bays have a ground floor 16-pane sash,
two first floor 12-pane sashes and two gabled half-dormers with 9-pane
sashes; the roof between the half-dormers is supported on a coved corbel
enriched with a plaster garland; main entrance to left has engaged Doric
columns, an open pediment on large festooned consoles, a C19 panelled door
with moulded architrave, plain fanlight and plaster decoration in spandrels.
Left outer bay has a ground floor tripartite window with central 8-pane sash,
a first floor 16-pane sash and a 9-pane attic light. Right outer bay has a
ground and first floor tripartite window similar to those in the left outer
bay. Interior: central hall has richly moulded coffered C19 ceiling and
dog-leg staircase with turned balusters and large turned newels. Room to
front right has ornate C19 ceiling mouldings with painted foliated frieze,
concave lozenge and square panels and a large foilated ceiling rose. Original
moulded ceiling beams evident to rear left of house. A drawing showing the
house before its C19 remodelling was in possession of the owner at the time
of resurvey (April 1985).

Listing NGR: SO6206469272

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

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