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Castle Bromwich Hall, Castle Bromwich

Description: Castle Bromwich Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 218145

OS Grid Reference: SP1428489779
OS Grid Coordinates: 414284, 289779
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5057, -1.7910

Location: Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, Solihull B36 0AG

Locality: Castle Bromwich
County: Solihull
Country: England
Postcode: B36 0AG

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Listing Text

(South-West Side)
Castle Bromwich Hall
SP 1489 22/271 11.11.52.
Late C16 or early C17, remodelled with additions circa 1657. Heightened and altered
internally 1719. Enlarged by Rickman, 1825-40, by addition of north-east tower
wing, passages lining courtyard. Plan: hollow square with 3 wings on south, staff
wing on north-east. Stone dressed red brick. 3 storeys, plinth, floor bands, stone
coped gables with finials, central south front balustraded parapet. Stone mullioned
and transomed leaded casement windows, mainly 3 and 4 light. Central 2 storey rusticated
stone south projection has 1st floor window flanked by arched niches with statues,
1697 by Sir William Wilson, above broken segmental pediment on 4 Corinthian columns,
inner pair with twisted shafts.
Interior: exceptionally fnine late C17 plasterwork by Gouge, ceiling paintings
by Laguerre. Internal remodelling, 1685-1702, by William Winde. C.L., 17.8.1912
and 9.5.1952.

Castle Bromwich Hall, Bakehouse, Stable Block, Pigeon House. East and West Forecourt
Walls, Walls to north, east and south sides of garden, Flight of Steps and Pedestals
in west garden all at Castle Bromwich Ball form a group with the Gatepiers to
forecourt of Castle Bromwich Hall, Birmingham Road.

Listing NGR: SP1428489779

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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