Description: Templars Hall
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 218042
OS Grid Reference: SP2066975966
OS Grid Coordinates: 420669, 275966
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3813, -1.6978
BALSALL TEMPLE BALSALL
SP 27 NW 11/156 11.11.52.
C13 or C14 timber framed 3 bay aisled hall, C15 west cross wing. All encased in
C19 red brick. Tiled roof with C16 stone chimneystack, rebuilt red brick shaft,
1 storey and attics, 2 storeys on west. Leaded casements and gabled dormers.
Interior: west wing lower chamber timbered ceiling with carved heraldic bosses; upper
chamber has 2 roof trusses, one with carved braces, king and queen posts, one with
pointed arches formed by curved wind braces supporting purlins. Ground floor fluted
oak pilasters flank C17 moulded stone chimneypiece, 1st floor C16 moulded stone
Originally either a bailiff's house or the Preceptory or Commandery of the Knights.
VCH, IV, pp 86-7.
Church of Saint Mary, Templars Hall, North East Range, South West Range, Entrance
Gateway and side Walls at the Lady Katherine Leveson Hospital, Vicarage and Temple
House form a group.
Listing NGR: SP2066675966
Source: English Heritage
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