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Bredon Springs

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashton under Hill, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0375 / 52°2'15"N

Longitude: -2.0104 / 2°0'37"W

OS Eastings: 399382

OS Northings: 237682

OS Grid: SO993376

Mapcode National: GBR 2KP.8JM

Mapcode Global: VHB15.31JV

Entry Name: Bredon Springs

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148485

Location: Ashton under Hill, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Ashton under Hill

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

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 9837 - 9937
11/33 Bredon Springs
- II

House, formerly divided into two dwellings. Circa 1735, extended 1781 with mid-
C19 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble and plain tiled roots with large
brick stack to rear of main ridge. L-plan; original single-bay part aligned
north-west/south-east with large external rubble chimney adjoining its north-
east side. This chimney was altered and enclosed by a 2 1/2-bay wing (two bays
plus chimney-bay) added in 1781 which has a through-passage in its central
bay. Two storeys. South-east front elevation: main range (1781) has two
3-light C19 casements on both floors and, in the chimney bay, a 2-light case-
ment on both floors; all ground floor windows have cambered heads. The main
entrance in the central bay has a curved canopy on ornate shaped brackets and
a door with four raised and fielded panels. There is a rebuilt brick stack to
the right front of the roof ridge. The gable end of the original part to the
left has a ground floor 3-light casement with a cambered head and a 4-light
first floor casement. On the south-west side of the original part is a door
with a moulded architrave and door above inscribed "w C July 28 1735". C19
addition to rear, also C20 single-storey addition at north-east end. Interior:
timber-framed bay divisions survive. Stop-chamfered main ceiling beams. Large
back-to-back fireplaces each with two bread ovens. The 1781 part has a floor
of limestone flags and an elm winder staircase.

Listing NGR: SO9938237682

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

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