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IoE Number: 156536
Location: THE MANOR HOUSE, 24 DROITWICH ROAD (north side)
Photographer: Mr Chris Woodgates
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 10 April 1954
Date of last amendment: 28 November 1986
Grade II*

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REDDITCH BDROITWICH ROAD (north side)SP 0061 - 01619/60The Minor (formerly listedas No 24 The Manor House)10.4.54

REDDITCH B DROITWICH ROAD (north side) SP 0061 - 0161 9/60 The Minor (formerly listed as No 24 The Manor House) 10.4.54 GV II* House. Late C16, remodelled c1730 with mid-C19 alterations and additions. Brick with ashlar dressings and partly hipped plain tiled roofs with parapets to rear gables and brick ridge stacks. Two storeys, cellar and attic with dormers; moulded plinth band, string above window heads of-both main storeys of front elevation and two-course brick bands similarly situated in side elevations; bracketed timber eaves cornice. Five bays with rusticated end quoins; windows have gauged flat heads with plain keyblocks and moulded stone sills; all windows are 4-pane sashes, three hipped dormers with 6- pane windows; central entrance has a projecting open-pediment, entablature and engaged Doric columns, within is a 4-panelled door and traceried fanlight. Interior: large moulded ceiling beams to rear of house; room to front right and rear left have large and elaborately detailed Jacobean chimneypieces; central hall retains its C18 dog-leg staircase with moulded handrail and turned balusters; room to front left retains its C18 panelling including panelled round-headed niche to right of fireplace. C19 domestic wing added to rear right. The date "1730". is written on a rainwater hopper head at the rear of the building. The house originally belonged to the Throckmorton family.

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