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Knowle Hall, Balsall

Description: Knowle Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 July 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 218023

OS Grid Reference: SP1923576256
OS Grid Coordinates: 419235, 276256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3840, -1.7188

Location: Kenilworth Road, Balsall, Solihull B93 0AB

Locality: Balsall
County: Solihull
Country: England
Postcode: B93 0AB

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Knowle Hall
SP 1976 20/134

1820's country house, left unfinished for many years and completed circa 1860 without
3rd storey of original design. Stucco. Modillion cornice, balustrade masking low
pitched Welsh slated hipped roof. 2 storeys, bonded chamfered quotas, 5 sash windows
in eared architraves to garden front, which has central round arched doorway in
rusticated, partly vermiculated surround with balustrade and similar surround to
1st floor window. Slightly recessed I storey wing on right has balustrade with urns
to flat roof. 2 storey recessed staff wing on left has plain parapet, angle urns.
Entrance front closed porch, rusticated and vermiculated segmental arch, balustraded
parapet with eagles at angles.
Interiors fine galleried entrance hall.

Knowle Hall with Garden Steps and Sphinxes at Knowle Hall form a group.

Listing NGR: SP1923576256

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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