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Moat House, Sutton Coldfield

Description: Moat House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 216596

OS Grid Reference: SP1213496698
OS Grid Coordinates: 412134, 296698
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5680, -1.8224

Location: A5127, Birmingham B74 2NJ

Locality: Sutton Coldfield
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B74 2NJ

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Listing Text

(East Side)

No 24 (Moat House)
SP 1296 1/12 18.10.49


Circa 1680 by Sir William Wilson (1641-1710), for his own occupation (though
still resident at Langley Hall in 1683). Red brick, stone dressings, old tiled
roof with stone coped gables to side elevations, balustraded parapet to front
with central round arched panel under archivolt on Doric pilasters and columns.
2 storeys, basement and attics. 5 sash windows with glazing bars, cornices on
Doric pilasters. Corinthian angle pilasters and pair to centre supporting entablature.
Bolection moulded archivolt with keystone, fanlight, half columns and 6 fielded
panelled door to central doorway. 2 panelled chimney stacks. Back has 2 oval
dormers, gabled slight projection to centre, later ground floor bow on right.
C19 2 storey 1 window wing on north.
Interior: early panelling and chimneypieces, turned balusters and moulded handrail
to open string well staircase.

Nos 24 and 26 form a group.

Listing NGR: SP1213796706

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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