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Oldwich House Farmhouse, Balsall

Description: Oldwich House Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 218035

OS Grid Reference: SP2176374197
OS Grid Coordinates: 421763, 274197
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3654, -1.6818

Location: Oldwich Ln E, Balsall, Solihull CV8 1NR

Locality: Balsall
County: Solihull
Country: England
Postcode: CV8 1NR

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Listing Text

Oldwich House Farmhouse
(Formerly listed under
Fen End)
SP 27 SW 13/151 11.ll.52.

Early C16, altered. Stone base, red brick front, timber framed back and east side.
Tiled roof with tall chimneystacks. 2 storeys, 1st floor band, projecting gable
on left. 1:3 flush casement windows, wood mullions and transoms, ground floor cambered
arches. Left side chimney breast has flush stone quoins, diagonally set shafts.
Modern gabled porch, nail studded door.
Interior: room lined with Elizabethan panelling with enriched frieze, early C18
chimneypiece. Reputed ancestral home of Shakespeare family. VCH, IV, p 87.

Oldwich House Farmhouse and Barn form a group.

Listing NGR: SP2176374197

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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