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Chester House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Knowle, Solihull

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3894 / 52°23'21"N

Longitude: -1.735 / 1°44'6"W

OS Eastings: 418129

OS Northings: 276854

OS Grid: SP181768

Mapcode National: GBR 4JG.06G

Mapcode Global: VH9ZK.W64L

Entry Name: Chester House

Listing Date: 5 December 1949

Last Amended: 22 July 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218322

Location: Solihull, B93

County: Solihull

Electoral Ward/Division: Knowle

Built-Up Area: Solihull

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Knowle

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SOLIHULL KNOWLE
1.
5108
(High Street)
WARWICK ROAD
(North-East Side)
Nos 1667 & 1669
(Chester House)
(Formerly listed under
Warwick Road, Knowle)
SP 1876 20/41 5.12.49.
II*

2.
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

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