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Perrott House

A Grade I Listed Building in Pershore, Worcestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4V4W5G+MG

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


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
"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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