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The Red House

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnt Green, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3593 / 52°21'33"N

Longitude: -2.0017 / 2°0'6"W

OS Eastings: 399979

OS Northings: 273467

OS Grid: SO999734

Mapcode National: GBR 2FT.4Q9

Mapcode Global: VH9ZF.8Y4S

Plus Code: 9C4V9X5X+P8

Entry Name: The Red House

Listing Date: 5 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471616

Location: Barnt Green, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B45

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Civil Parish: Barnt Green

Built-Up Area: Barnt Green

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Cofton Hackett and Barnt Green

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Barnt Green No.10, The Red House


House. 1901 remodelling by Charles E. Bateman of a late C18/early C19 farmhouse; for Arthur Elsmere Harris of Harris and Sheldon, shopfitters. Red brick with some sandstone dressings. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick gable-end and axial stacks with grouped shafts. PLAN: T-shaped plan house, remodelled in 1901 with a porch and wing added to the north front and a service wing on the west side, in the Domestic Revival style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical north front with gabled 2-storey porch at centre with sandstone ashlar ground floor with moulded Tudor arch doorway with carved coat of arms above, flanking 3-light windows and 4-light stone mullion window above; gabled wing on right and single-storey service wing range on extreme right [W]. South garden front 3:1 bays with gable-ended wing on right with garden door to side of projecting stack; 2,3 and 5-light caserments with small panes, ground floor left 5-light window has leaded panes and two windows above have been replaced with C20 casements; cambered brick arches; gabled brick porch to left of centre with arched doorway and C20 glazed door. Circa early C20 conservatory on left [SW] corner. INTERIOR fundamentally remodelled in 1901. Porch leads to large central hall with exposed ceiling beams and joists, wall-framing with large plaster panels and integral doorframes with cambered arches, cornices and panelled and glazes doors, simple chimneypiece with panelled pilasters and panelled overmantel; in hall large framed cartoon of St Augustine telling King Ethelbert of Kent about Jesus Christ, by Henry Payne. Rising from the hall is a wide oak staircase with pierced balusters. Some of the ceiling beams are reused from the earlier farmhouse. SOURCE: Crawford, A., A Tour in North Worcestershire, Saturday 9th July 1977, p.11; Victorian Society, Birmingham Group.

Listing NGR: SO9997973467

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