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Barn About 60 Yards South East of Chapel House Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Redditch, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2719 / 52°16'19"N

Longitude: -1.9575 / 1°57'26"W

OS Eastings: 402999

OS Northings: 263755

OS Grid: SP029637

Mapcode National: GBR 3J5.HYB

Mapcode Global: VHB01.1505

Entry Name: Barn About 60 Yards South East of Chapel House Farm

Listing Date: 10 April 1954

Last Amended: 28 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156558

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B97

County: Worcestershire

District: Redditch

Town: Redditch

Electoral Ward/Division: Astwood Bank and Feckenham

Built-Up Area: Redditch

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Astwood Bank St Matthias and St George

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SP 06 SW
Hunt End
4/82 Barn about 60 yards south-
east of Chapel House Farm
10.4.54 (formerly listed as barn
100 yards south-east of
Hunt End Farm)


Barn. Early Cl7 with mid-C19 alterations. Handmade red brick with sandstone
ashlar dressings, quoins and plinth; plain and machine-tiled roof with parapets
(now partly replaced) at gable ends. Rectangular three-bay plan aligned roughly
north/south. Two levels. Main west elevation: left and central bays have two
splayed-mullioned 2-light windows; these flank a semi-circular headed archway
with keyblock and a continuous hood mould with returns runs above door and
windows. Right bay has square-headed archway with moulded sandstone head and
jambs. Attic lights in gable ends. Interior: roof has two intermediate collar
and tie-beam trusses with two collars and struts. Subsidiary scissor braces
and two tiers of purlins. The building is known locally as "the Roman Chapel"
but there appears to be no evidence to substantiate its medieval or earlier
origins or former ecclesiastical use. It stands on a moated site and most
probably is a surviving outbuilding or wing of a large Jacobean house (now
demolished). (BoE, p 249). Chapel House Farmhouse is not included in this list.

Listing NGR: SP0299963755

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