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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: MOOR HALL FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1075803

Location

MOOR HALL FARMHOUSE, 29, MOOR HALL DRIVE

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: 18-Oct-1949

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216611

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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

1. 5104 MOOR HALL DRIVE

No 29 (Moor Hall Farmhouse) SP 19 NW 2/29 18.10.49. II*

2. C15 or late C14. Sandstone ashlar, old tiled roof with 2 gabled dormers, stone coped gables to side elevations. 2 storeys and attics, 3 stone mullioned lattice casement late C18 windows, each with 2 pointed arched lights. 1st floor small C15 lancet window. Segmental chamfered doorway arch. Lower wing on left, late medieval, has 1 gabled dormer, 1st floor C18 double pointed arched light window, ground floor pair of C15 lancets and 1 single light pointed arched window. Wide chamfered segmental arch to doorway on right. Modern garage door on left. Back has semi-octagonal staircase bay. Interior said to retain original timbers. See VCH, IV, p 231 and Chatwin and Harcourt, The Bisop Vesey Houses pp 8-9. Conjectural birthplace, circa 1462, of John Vesey, Bishop of Exeter, founder of the Borough of Sutton Coldfield.

Listing NGR: SP1251498117

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, P B, Harcourt, E G, The Bishop Vesey Houses, (1942), 8-9
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 231

National Grid Reference: SP 12514 98117

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