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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BELL'S FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1075751

Location

BELL'S FARMHOUSE, 157, BELL'S LANE B14

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216766

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BELL'S LANE 1. 5104 Brandwood B14 No 157 (Bell's Farmhouse) (formerly listed under Northfield) SP 07 NE 17/14 25.4.52 II* 2. Late C16 to mid C17 substantial farmhouse. Two storeys and attic. Timber framed with red brick infill, later roughcast. Double gabled front and rear, the gables slightly jettied at attic level. Old tile roof. Original external chimney stacks to side elevations with tall coupled stair shaped shafts. Fenestration consists mainly of C19 wood casements. Central doorway giving access to axial passage, the door in an architrave (but hood missing). All main rooms of interior retain C17 panelling although some appears to be reset. Ground floor right hand room has palmette frieze - upper right hand room has remains of C17 plaster ceiling in 2 compartments, one with rosette and guilloche decoration, the other with an original arrangement with lions' masks. Dog leg staircase with surviving elements of splat balusters. The site of the house was moated to the west.



Listing NGR: SP0636178755

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National Grid Reference: SP 06361 78755

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