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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: CHESTER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1076702

Location

CHESTER HOUSE, 1667 AND 1669, WARWICK ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
SolihullMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1949

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jul-1976

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218322

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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

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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National Grid Reference: SP 18129 76854

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