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Astley Town

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley and Dunley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3111 / 52°18'39"N

Longitude: -2.3008 / 2°18'2"W

OS Eastings: 379590

OS Northings: 268150

OS Grid: SO795681

Mapcode National: GBR 0CC.14V

Mapcode Global: VH926.25JN

Plus Code: 9C4V8M6X+CM

Entry Name: Astley Town

Listing Date: 27 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1082683

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152277

Location: Astley and Dunley, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, DY13

County: Worcestershire

District: Malvern Hills

Civil Parish: Astley and Dunley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Astley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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3/49 Astley Town


- II

House. Early C17 with later alterations. Timber-framed with some painted
brick and lath and plaster infill, left wing largely underbuilt with coursed
red sandstone, plain brick stack. Central floored hall of 2 bays with
through passage to left of central stack, 2-bay projecting wings. Upper wing
and hall 2 storeys with attic in gable, single storey lower wing with attic
in gable and cellar; irregular mainly later fenestration,2 metal casements
in left gable, one 2-light metal casement in right gable, first floor has
small 4-light window, with one light blocked, and ovolo moulded mullions
below stack; 2-light metal casement and one smaller window to right wing;
ground floor of wings each have 3 casements set in altered framing panels;
hall has two 2-light metal casements to left of entrance; heavy ledge door;
leaded panes throughout. Rear has similar irregular fenestration with ovolo
moulded mullions to window on first floor of hall. Framing: 3 small panels
high to each floor of upper wing, hall is 3 larger panels from sill to wall-
plate, altered framing of lower wing due to stone underbuilding formerly
probably 3 panels from sill to wall-plate; straight diagonal bracing from
sill to central post; left gable has 2 collars with 4 and 2 queen struts
and V-struts above, right gable also has 2 collars with 3 and 2 queen struts
and curved V-struts above. Timber weathering over windows hind sills.
Interior not inspected. Late C18 outbuildings adjoin to right not included.
(VCH, Vol IV, p 231).

Listing NGR: SO7959068150

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