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West Lodge and Adjoining Granary

A Grade II Listed Building in Dodford with Grafton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3159 / 52°18'57"N

Longitude: -2.1109 / 2°6'39"W

OS Eastings: 392533

OS Northings: 268652

OS Grid: SO925686

Mapcode National: GBR 2G2.T91

Mapcode Global: VH929.C1DY

Plus Code: 9C4V8V8Q+9J

Entry Name: West Lodge and Adjoining Granary

Listing Date: 17 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156344

Location: Dodford with Grafton, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Dodford with Grafton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

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Listing Text


11/79 Heat Lodge and
adjoining granary


Farmhouse and adjoining granary. c1600 with mid-C18 additions; refronted
and further altered mid- to late C19. Part timber-framed with rendered
infill, brick replacement walling and additions, rendered to north elevation;
machine-tiled roofs. Originally of hall and cross-wing plan, each part being
of two framed bays; hall aligned east/west with cross-wing at west end; single-
bay C18 addition at east end of hall and C19 addition to west side of cross-
wing; both additions enclose former external chimneys with brick ridge stacks;
also east end stack to C18 addition. Single storey with cellar and attic with
dormers. Framing: exposed at north end of cross-wing; single row of rectangular
panels at first floor level, short straight braces in lower corners and collar
and tie-beam truss with two surviving struts. Main north elevation: hall part
has a C19 bay window with a 3-light casement with a cambered head on the ground
floor and two gabled dormers with 2-light casements; there is a lean-to porch
with a catslide roof adjacent to the cross-wing with a rectangular window and
C20 partly-glazed door. Cross-wing gable end has a cellar door, a 3-light
ground floor casement and an attic light. The C19 addition has a 2-light
ground floor casement and a gabled dormer with 2-light casement. Interior not
inspected. A large C19 range adjoins the south elevation of the hall part which
was built to form the main entrance front; two storeys with dentilled eaves
cornice; three bays; windows are all cross casements with cambered heads;
central entrance has a moulded flat canopy on shaped brackets, pilasters,
panelled reveals and soffit and a partly glazed C20 door. Granary: adjoins
end of C19 addition to cross-wing; lower in height and of two levels and one
bay; north elevation has a basket-headed archway partly blocked by a low wall
with sandstone coping; to the left external sandstone and brick steps lead up
to a loft door. The farmhouse is said to have been built as a hunting lodge
to Grafton Manor (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9253368652

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