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Primrose Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kings Norton, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3981 / 52°23'53"N

Longitude: -1.928 / 1°55'40"W

OS Eastings: 404996

OS Northings: 277785

OS Grid: SP049777

Mapcode National: GBR 3GN.RC8

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.JZMJ

Entry Name: Primrose Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 January 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217511

Location: Birmingham, B38

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Kings Norton

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Kings Norton

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/02/2013


SP 07 NW
16/13
22.1.73


BIRMINGHAM
PRIMROSE HILL
Kings Norton B38
Primrose Hill Farmhouse


GV II*


Late C15. Timber-framed south and east fronts fronted in brick in
early C20. Pitched tile roofs and brick chimneys. Two storeys. Hall
range close-studded and arched braced. Originally open to roof, floor
inserted above hall in late C16. C16 window inserted into ground floor
on north side. North side largely obscured by modern 2-storey timber-
framed porch. Cross wing of post and truss construction. Central
chimney. Two blocked C15 windows with original mullions on first floor
of west elevation: otherwise west elevation has 3 casements with lead
glazing bars on each floor. Ground floor largely refronted with brick.
Interior reported to have heavy smoke blackening to the hall range,
which has 2 tiers of curved windbracing and 4 surviving trusses,
including a spere truss with braces from the posts forming a sharply-
pointed arch, and a king-post truss with a pair of heavy struts rising
from the collar.


Listing NGR: SP0499677785

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