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Latitude: 52.4008 / 52°24'2"N
Longitude: -1.9185 / 1°55'6"W
OS Eastings: 405640
OS Northings: 278087
OS Grid: SP056780
Mapcode National: GBR 3GP.FSK
Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.PXMF
Entry Name: Walkers Heath Farmhouse
Listing Date: 31 March 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075603
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217101
Location: Birmingham, B38
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
GAY HILL LANE
Walkers Heath B39
Walkers Heath Farmhouse
under Kings Norton)
SP 07 NE 17/8 31.3.76
Walkers Heath Farmhouse, Barn and outbuildings form a group. An early site
probably relating to the home of William de Walker, named in a mid C13 rental
for the manor of King's Norton. The farm house consists of two 2 window sections,
that to the north latter, of 2 storeys, the south end of one and a half storeys.
Retiled gable end roofs but with uneven ridge line indicating old roof construction.
The walls are nearly all roughcast. The 2 storey west end is probably late
C17 or early C18 built of brick and wood casements to both floors, band between.
Gabled bracket hood to doorway. Large central brick chimney stack on ridge.
The lower southern part with roughcast brick buttresses to the eaves may well
incorporate timber framing of C16/C17.
Listing NGR: SP0564078087
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