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Astley Town House

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley and Dunley, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3114 / 52°18'41"N

Longitude: -2.303 / 2°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 379440

OS Northings: 268187

OS Grid: SO794681

Mapcode National: GBR 0CC.0KX

Mapcode Global: VH926.15CD

Entry Name: Astley Town House

Listing Date: 29 July 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152278

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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Listing Text


3/50 Astley Town House


- II

Former farmhouse. Late C16 - early C17 with later additions. Timber-
framed, partially bricked on ground floor; painted brick and lath and
plaster infill to panels, tiled roofs. Roughly F-plan with end projecting
cross-wing at west; central triple stack and later external stack to main
range, external stack to cross-wing; cross-passage behind main stack.
Main range of 2 bays with 1 gabled bay, projecting cross-wing of 2 bays.
North elevation, 2 storeys and attics in gables; 2 gables one to right of
centre and one in projecting cross-wing to right, both containing 2-light
leaded casements, irregular fenestration 3 windows to first floor, one in
centre housed in small gabled projection with small external stack. Ground
floor obscured by later brick lean-to has C20 windows and door. East gable
has painted brick ground floor and 3 C19 casements with segmental heads, one
4-light window on first floor. Lean-to at rear. Framing: square panels
roughly 2 from mid-rail to eaves, at rear framing largely complete with
2 panels from sill to mid-rail; V-struts in gables. Timber weathering over
windows. Interior: remains of former C17 staircase with twisted balusters -
from first floor to attic. Large inglenook backing on cross-passage.

Listing NGR: SO7944068187

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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