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Purshall Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Elmbridge, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3282 / 52°19'41"N

Longitude: -2.1468 / 2°8'48"W

OS Eastings: 390089

OS Northings: 270020

OS Grid: SO900700

Mapcode National: GBR 1DP.415

Mapcode Global: VH922.QRX2

Plus Code: 9C4V8VH3+77

Entry Name: Purshall Hall

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 400306

Location: Elmbridge, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR9

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Elmbridge

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Elmbridge

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Description

ELMBRIDGE CP -
SO 97 SW
3/31 Purshall Hall

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29.12.52
GV II

House. Probably C15, altered C17 and mid-C18. Timber-frame clad in
brick, hipped tile roof. Four framed bray cruck house embedded within
later work. Two storeys, bands to both storeys, six windows: timber
cross windows with plastered wedge lintels partially concealing segmental
relieving arches, window to right in portion of brickwork straight jointed
to the rest; gabled two storey porch off centre right with brick coped
verge, ball finials to kneelers, finial in form of a face to apex, blank
circular datestone in gable, cogged brick cornice, band to ground floor
and vertical bands below; entrance has plastered semi-circular head with
keystone and plain imposts; first floor window has two lights with
chamfered mullion and jambs. Access refused, described from photographs
in the Hereford and Worcester Photographic Survey, Hereford and Worcester
Record Office. The house had a Roman Catholic chapel from 1742 until about
1796. (T G Holt 1981, A Note on Purshall Hall Chapel, Worcestershire Recusant
38, p 45; BoE p 142; VCH 3, p 63).


Listing NGR: SO9008970020

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