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Tanhouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenlands, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2796 / 52°16'46"N

Longitude: -1.9048 / 1°54'17"W

OS Eastings: 406593

OS Northings: 264607

OS Grid: SP065646

Mapcode National: GBR 3J7.56X

Mapcode Global: VH9ZV.XYWV

Entry Name: Tanhouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156561

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B80

County: Worcestershire

District: Redditch

Town: Redditch

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenlands

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Ipsley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SP 06 SE
5/85 Tanhouse Farmhouse


Tannery and farmhouse, now house. Cl7 with early C19 and mid-C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with painted-brick infill on sandstone and -brick base; refronted
in roughcast brick; plain tiled.roofs. U-shaped plan; two framed bays aligned
north-east/south-west with large sandstone chimney and brick stack to south-
east side; from this south-east side projects two adjoining framed bays with
a two-span roof (the westernmost one encloses the sandstone chimney). Two
storeys, attic and cellar. Framing: four panels from sill to wall-plate,
short straight braces in some upper corners; cross-wing has collar and tie-
beam trusses with two collars, three struts to lower collar and two to upper
collar. South-east front elevation: windows have eared and shouldered archi-
traves; two ground and first floor 3-light casements; attic light in right
gable; entrance to left of centre has a C19 gabled porch (also roughcast), a
pointed and chamfered archway, rectangular side lights and a half-glazed door
within. Interior: framing mainly intact. Stop-chamfered main ceiling beams;
large fireplace in room to left of main entrance. A two-bay C19 brick addition
adjoins the north-west elevation. The sandstone tanning pits are said to
survive beneath the lawn to the south-east of the house.

Listing NGR: SP0659364607

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