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Latitude: 52.3672 / 52°22'1"N
Longitude: -1.9721 / 1°58'19"W
OS Eastings: 401995
OS Northings: 274346
OS Grid: SP019743
Mapcode National: GBR 3H0.D7L
Mapcode Global: VH9ZF.RRSP
Entry Name: Bittell Farmhouse
Listing Date: 23 April 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1167245
English Heritage Legacy ID: 156066
Location: Alvechurch, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B45
Civil Parish: Alvechurch
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Alvechurch St Laurence
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SP 07 SW ALVECHURCH CP BITTELL FARM ROAD
6/13 Bittell Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C17 with mid-C19 and some late C20 alterations. Brick
with stone dressings and tile roof. L-plan with ranges extending to south-
east and north-east. The former is the front range with two rooms flanking
stair hall, main stacks on rear of this range, north-west room forming
kitchen (originally). Garden front (south-west): two storeys with gable-
lit attic, stone quoins and string, three windows: two 4-light casements
flank a 3-light casement, all under segmental heads with stone keystones;
ground floor: central entrance has wooden doorcase and flat canopy on
consoles, covered by a C20 flat-roofed conservatory. Interior: ground
floor rear room has C17 small square panelling with frieze; first floor
room to right also has C17 panelling, including an arcaded overmantel.
The hearth is tiled with late C15 Malvern school tiles including a design
inscribed "Sir John Talbot", which are said to have been brought from Grafton.
Staircase C17 with turned balusters and moulded hand rail.
Listing NGR: SP0199574346
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