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Latitude: 52.0338 / 52°2'1"N
Longitude: -2.0659 / 2°3'57"W
OS Eastings: 395576
OS Northings: 237266
OS Grid: SO955372
Mapcode National: GBR 2KM.DJV
Mapcode Global: VHB14.44PQ
Entry Name: The Brake Cottage
Listing Date: 2 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081620
English Heritage Legacy ID: 148561
Location: Overbury, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20
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
OVERBURY CP -
SO 9437 - 9537
9/108 The Brake Cottage
Former engine and dynamo house, now house. 1898 by Richard Norman Shaw
for Robert Martin, and altered mid-C20. Coursed limestone rubble with
ashlar dressings, half-hipped slate roof with overhanging eaves. Rectangular
four-bay plan. Single storey and attic. West front elevation: two 4-light
chamfered mullioned ground floor windows with leaded casements; outer bays
have large timber lintels and beneath the left one is a 2-light casement and
a half-glazed door and beneath the right one a half-glazed panel and half-
glazed door (these are all mid-C20 insertions). At each end is a 5-light
chamfered mullioned attic window and on the half-hipped part of the roof is
a gabled louvred ventilation opening. There is a lean-to at the south gable
end with a 2-light casement and half-glazed door in its west side. Original
lean-to shed on cast iron posts and brackets with corrugated iron roof adjoins
rear elevation. (Saint, A: Richard Norman Shaw, London, 1976).
Listing NGR: SO9557637266
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