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The Brake Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Overbury, Worcestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148561

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 9437 - 9537
9/108 The Brake Cottage
- II

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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