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Chester House, Knowle

Description: Chester House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 December 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 218322

OS Grid Reference: SP1812976854
OS Grid Coordinates: 418129, 276854
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3894, -1.7350

Location: A4141, Solihull B91 1BQ

Locality: Knowle
County: Solihull
Country: England
Postcode: B91 1BQ

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Listing Text

(High Street)
(North-East Side)
Nos 1667 & 1669
(Chester House)
(Formerly listed under
Warwick Road, Knowle)
SP 1876 20/41 5.12.49.

Carefully restored timber framed house. 3 parts: north wing once a separate hall
house, built circa 1500, south wing another separate house of 2 storeys circa 1400;
central hall belonging to south house rebuilt circa 1600 when both houses combined
into single dwelling. Tiled roof with gable either end. 2 storeys, 1st floor (with
central moulded beam) oversailing. 3 and 4 light casement windows with wood mullions.
Rebuilt chimneystack, stone below, red brick above, circa 1600 with 4 diagonally
set shafts. Extensive back wings.

Listing NGR: SP1813176857

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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