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Description: Pype Hayes Hall
Date Listed: 25 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 216903
OS Grid Reference: SP1312692140
OS Grid Coordinates: 413126, 292139
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5270, -1.8079
1. Erdington B23
5104 Pype Hayes Hall
SP 19 SW 4/4 25.4.52
In Pype Hayes Park. Late C18/early C19 stucco refacing of house of C17 timber
framed origin. Considerably altered in late C19 and C20. Two storeys and
attic. Advanced flanking gabled wings largely remodelled with stone gables
and clustered chimney stacks. Parapet coping to front of main rage with behind
a serried row of 11 gabled and bargeboarded purely decorative dormers. Four
tiered 5-light mullioned-transomed bay windows and 2 cross-mullioned casements
with hood moulds, all with lattice glazings and late C18. Stucco porch with
pediment on Tuscan columns, rusticated architrave surround to doorway. The
interior has been much altered and there is very little apparent evidence
of the timber frame. Reset elements of panelling and owned C17 overmantel.
Part of the staircase may be Jacobean. Robert Southey came here to work
on his biography of Cowper.
Listing NGR: SP1292492161
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Source: English Heritage
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