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The Vernon Arms, Droitwich Road, Hanbury, Bromsgrove. B60 4DB. Assessment of Significance Statement. Wychavon D.C. Planning Application Reference :W/11/0127/PN. Demolition Of Out Building and rebuild new out building. Prepared by - Tibbatts Abel, Suite 214, Fort Dunlop, Birmingham, B24 9FD Client - Endine Properties Ltd, 40 Esplanade, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3QB
The Vernon Arms, Droitwich Road, Hanbury, Bromsgrove. B60 4DB.
Historic Building Appraisal for The Vernon Arms, Hanbury Location and site The Vernon Arms is located in the centre of the village of Hanbury at the junction of Hanbury Road with the Droitwich Road. The Droitwich Road (B4090) which runs east-west through the village was a Roman road built primarily as a distribution road for salt extracted from Droitwich, and links Droitwich with Ryknild Street to the east. At the point where the Hanbury Road joins Droitwich Road there is a marked bend, known as the Hanbury Turn and the Vernon Arms is built close to the road edge on the south side of Droitwich Road. Description of the buildings (Read in conjunction with Chronological Development Site Plan below.) It is a complex group of buildings which has developed on the site over a period of nearly 250 years and comprises of street frontage buildings facing north onto Droitwich Road with rear extensions to the south. Aline of brick cottages to the west, outside the site boundary, begins the development of buildings on this side of the road and these gradually rise in height to the east terminated by the principal range at the east end. The description begins with this range, and follows the chronological development of the site. Principal Range (1) This is prominently located at the bend of the Droitwich Road with a commanding view to the north up Hanbury Road. It is double fronted with a central entrance marked by a projecting porch with canted bay windows at ground level to each side of this, and with gable end chimney stacks. At first floor level the front elevation has 6 over 6 Georgian style sash windows over each bay with shallow arched heads, and a shorter central window with semi- circular arched head, the opening now filled by a plaque depicting the Vernon Arms of nearby Hanbury Hall. Above this there is a pedimented dormer with gothic style pointed window. It is constructed of handmade plum coloured brick with a dentilled eaves course and stepped verge beneath a roof of handmade plain clay tiles. The upper stages of the east gable end stack have been rebuilt in two phases with soft red bricks. The sash windows are of painted softwood and the bay windows have a geometric pattern of small panes set into bronze glazing bars contained by painted softwood casements. The date of this range and rear wing to the west are late 18th (c.1780) with the bay windows and porch added mid 19'h century.
Historic Building Appraisal for The Vernon Arms, Hanbury In plan the building consisted originally at ground floor of a central entrance hall and stair to first floor with rooms to each side of the hall, each heated by the gable end stacks, that to the east, a large inglenook. The plan was repeated at first floor level and stair then ascend to the atic floor where there are three rooms of approximately equal width. There is a brick vaulted cellar beneath of the building. To the rear of this range there is a two story wing which extended from the west end, also of brick construction with handmade plain clay tiled roof. It contained a single room on each floor with a gable end chimney stack. Out Buildings. This is the single story building to the rear of the site, on the eastern boundary, the out building consisted originally at ground floor, one room only, area shaded in blue on attached plan, with an equal pitched roof over. Constructed in brick with handmade plain tiled roof. The out build was extended late 19 th century to the foot print it now occupies. The roof form has been adapted to its current profile and the tiled roof covering has been replace with slate roof covering.