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Yew Tree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Overbury, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0393 / 52°2'21"N

Longitude: -2.0572 / 2°3'25"W

OS Eastings: 396173

OS Northings: 237875

OS Grid: SO961378

Mapcode National: GBR 2KM.2QL

Mapcode Global: VHB14.909J

Entry Name: Yew Tree House

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148592

Location: Overbury, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Overbury

Traditional County: Worcestershire

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 9637 - 9737
10/139 No 34 (Yew Tree House)

House. 1905 by Ernest Newton for Richard Biddulph Martin. Coursed lime-
stone rubble and stone tiled roof laid in diminishing courses, gableted at
west end and with large ridge end stacks. Single storey and attic with
half-dormers. Three bays. Windows are all leaded casements. There are
two 2-light windows and a single-light window on the ground floor, all have
wedge lintels, and a central gabled half-dormer with a 2-light window. The
central entrance has a gabled rustic timber porch and a half-glazed door
with a wedge lintel. The front north-east corner of the building has the
lower angle chamfered back (as if to provide room for vehicle access) with
the upper part corbelled out flush with the main wall surfaces. On this
chamfered section of the wall is inscribed "YEW TREE COTTAGE/ AD 1905".
There is a lean-to addition at the west end with a 2-light window in its
front elevtion. (Newton, W G: The Life and Work of Ernest Newton, London,

Listing NGR: SO9617337875

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