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Darkes House

A Grade II Listed Building in Conderton, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.0321 / 52°1'55"N

Longitude: -2.0535 / 2°3'12"W

OS Eastings: 396426

OS Northings: 237082

OS Grid: SO964370

Mapcode National: GBR 2KM.HNQ

Mapcode Global: VHB14.C680

Plus Code: 9C4V2WJW+VJ

Entry Name: Darkes House

Listing Date: 2 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148514

Location: Conderton, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Conderton

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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SO 9637 - 9737
10/62 Darkes House
- II

House. Circa 1908, by Ernest Newton for Richard Biddulph Martin. Coursed
dressed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings. Stone tiled roof laid in
diminishing courses, half-hipped at east end with overhanging eaves; and
large ashlar ridge stack with moulded capping and also large stack at east
end with three connected square shafts. L-plan. Single storey and attic
with half-dormers. Windows are all leaded casements. North front elevation:
ground floor has two 3-light windows with flat arches and large keyblocks
and also a narrow single-light window. To right of centre there is a gabled
half-dormer with moulded bargeboards, decorative applied timber in gable with
roughcast infill panels and a 2-light window. Beneath the eaves to the left
of the dormer is a circular stair window. The main entrance beneath the half-
dormer has a cambered moulded canopy on shaped brackets and a partly glazed
door. The date "AD 1908" is inscribed on the upper right corner of the front
elevation. A hipped-roofed single-storey wash-house adjoins the east end which
has a single-light window in its north front elevation. To the rear of the
eastern bay of the main part is a substantial wing. (Newton, W G: The Life and
Works of Ernest Newton, London, 1925).

Listing NGR: SO9642637082

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