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Shurnock Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Redditch, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2461 / 52°14'46"N

Longitude: -1.9628 / 1°57'46"W

OS Eastings: 402634

OS Northings: 260882

OS Grid: SP026608

Mapcode National: GBR 3JK.2LF

Mapcode Global: VHB00.XSPZ

Plus Code: 9C4W62WP+CV

Entry Name: Shurnock Court

Listing Date: 28 November 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1099994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156620

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B96

County: Worcestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Astwood Bank and Feckenham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Feckenham St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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House. C16 rebuilding of older structure, altered, and extended in early
C17 with further mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed with rendered infill
on sandstone and brick base; plain tiled roofs. Hall and cross-wing type
plan; main part of three framed bays aligned east/west with chimney at
junction of central and east bay with group of four star-shaped C19 stacks;
large external chimney to rear of central bay with row of four similar
stacks; there are two service wings adjoining the north elevation, one is
of a single framed bay, is situated at the junction of the central and east
bay and now provides the main entrance; the other is lower in height and of
four framed bays and encloses the north external chimney. The cross-wing is
of two framed bays and adjoins the west gable end; it has an external sand-
stone chimney with two original star-shaped brick stacks (with C19 caps) on
the west side of the south bay and a central south porch wing. Partly two
storeys, attic and cellar; partly single storey and attic with dormers.
Framing : some C16 close-set studding in cross-wing; otherwise mainly four
panels from sill to wall-plate, short straight braces in upper corners and
collar and tie-beam trusses with struts throughout, some having decorative
diagonal struts. Porch wing is of close-set studding and has a jettied
first floor and attic floor with moulded bressummers on shaped brackets.
East entrance elevation: east gable end of main part to left has a 3-light
ground floor casement and the date "1606" inscribed on a piece of timber
attached to the tie-beam; rectangular light at ground and first floor level
in angle to right; single-bay north wing has two first floor cross-casements
with plank weatherings; beneath is a C19 timber-framed gabled porch on stone
base with possibly the original C17 door re-used. To right, from behind this
wing, projects the four-bay wing; this has a ground floor 4-light casement
with a plank weathering, a 2-light casement and a bay window with 5-light
casement; two gabled half-dormers, one with a 3-light casement and one projects
as an oriel window and has a 2-light casement; also a gabled dormer with a 2-
light casement. Interior not inspected but recorded as having some C17
panelling on the ground floor and some fragments of C15 tiles. The house
stands on a former moated site, the remains of which can be seen on the
south side. (VCH 3 (i), p 111; BoE, p 151).

Listing NGR: SP0263460882

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