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The Cedars

A Grade II Listed Building in Redditch, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.309 / 52°18'32"N

Longitude: -1.9489 / 1°56'56"W

OS Eastings: 403578

OS Northings: 267874

OS Grid: SP035678

Mapcode National: GBR 3HT.63D

Mapcode Global: VH9ZV.57J8

Entry Name: The Cedars

Listing Date: 5 November 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156501

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B97

County: Worcestershire

District: Redditch

Town: Redditch

Electoral Ward/Division: Batchley & Brockhill

Built-Up Area: Redditch

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Redditch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SP 0367 NE
11/25 The Cedars



Farmhouse, now nursing home. C18 or earlier, remodelled in 1840 for Samuel
Allcock, a Redditch needle manufacturer; extended late C19, 1930 and altered
c1970. Sandstone ashlar and painted brick; fishscale slate roofs with stone
stacks and grouped brick shafts. Roughly H-plan; the central two-bay range
and the north wing date from the 1840 remodelling; the south wing is a later
addition. Two storeys and attic; gables have pierced scalloped bargeboards
with moulded finials. East entrance elevation: four bays; the south gabled
wing is more advanced than the north wing; first floor windows have drip-
moulds, some with head stops said to come from Bordesley Abbey. Central
part has a small gable above the left bay; ground floor 5-light stone-
mullioned window; first floor has a 3-light and a 2-light window; attic light
in gable; main entrance to right has gabled porch, 4-centred archway with square
head, dripmould with head stops and the date "1840" carved in Roman numerals
at the centre; above the mould is a shield within a quatrefoiled traceried
panel; narrow lights in side elevations of porch-and half-glazed door within;
south gable end to left has a small ground floor hipped bay window, a 4-light
first floor window and a loophole in the gable apex; 2-light first floor window
and glazed double doors in angle with main part. North gable end to right has
a large ground floor hipped bay window, a 3-light first floor window and an
attic light. Interior: There is a small room at the rear of the main part
lined with C17 panelling said to come from Bordesley Abbey. Single-storey
additions of c1930 and c1970 adjoin the south side of the south wing.

Listing NGR: SP0357867874

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