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Perrott House

A Grade I Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1092 / 52°6'33"N

Longitude: -2.0737 / 2°4'25"W

OS Eastings: 395046

OS Northings: 245658

OS Grid: SO950456

Mapcode National: GBR 2JM.QJ6

Mapcode Global: VHB0R.07KX

Entry Name: Perrott House

Listing Date: 11 February 1965

Last Amended: 30 March 1999

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474334

Location: Pershore, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Pershore

Built-Up Area: Pershore

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Pershore

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


PERSHORE

SO9545 BRIDGE STREET
648-1/5/13 (East side)
11/02/65 No.17
Perrott House
(Formerly Listed as:
BRIDGE STREET
(East side)
Perrott House)

GV I

House. c1760. Possibly by Robert Adam. For Judge Perrot (Baron
of the Exchequer). Red brick, with some yellow, in Flemish
bond, the rear and left return stuccoed; painted and
part-rendered stone dressings. Hipped roof, of plain tile and
Welsh slate, with brick end-stacks, a small off-ridge stack,
and another to rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 3 bays. Moulded plinth; rusticated
end-pilasters supporting deep moulded cornice and linked by
1st-floor plat- and sill-bands. Central bay projects under
corniced pediment.
On 2nd floor, tripartite windows with bracketed sills,
pilasters, cornices and sashes of 4/4:6/6:4/4 panes.
On 1st and ground floors outer bays have 2-storey corniced
canted bay windows with pitched lead roofs; tripartite windows
with 4/4:6/6:4/4-pane sashes on 1st floor; and Venetian
windows below, which have 4/4:11/6:4/4-pane sashes with radial
glazing bars to centre, pilasters and moulded cornices.
Similar Venetian window with bracketed sill to centre on 1st
floor. Cellar grilles.
Central doorcase has 3 nosed steps up to 8-panel door below
deep fanlight with decorative glazing and archivolt with block
voussoirs; side-lights with octagonal panes flanked by
corniced pilasters supporting entablature and rising from deep
plinth. Iron scraper.
Rear: main wing has Venetian windows on ground and first
floors, triple sashes above, and central octagonally-paned
glazed door up stone steps with side-lights and arched hood
supported by wrought-iron brackets.
INTERIOR: fine plasterwork to walls and ceilings in Adam
style; mahogony 6-panel doors, reportedly replacements of
earlier painted pine doors; panelled doors and shutters
throughout.
"Adam Room" to rear left has richly decorative plasterwork
ceiling and walls; oval mirror in plaster frame above
grey-marble fireplace with decorative mantelshelf; chair rail;


panelled walls.
Dining Room to front left has ceiling with painted reclining
Classical figure and busts; decorative cornice; grey-marble
fireplace with Adam surround.
Front Hall has octagonal-paned glazing to lobby similar to
rear entrance.
Library to front right has remodelled marble fireplace with
inset steel firebasket; cornice; replacement chair rail.
Dog-leg stair with stick balusters, moulded handrail,
restrained panels and glazed skylight.
(BoE: Pevsner N: Worcestershire: Harmondsworth: 1968-: 242;
Country Life: Little B: Georgian Beauty in an Abbey Town).

Listing NGR: SO9505645656

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