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Bell's Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brandwood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4068 / 52°24'24"N

Longitude: -1.9079 / 1°54'28"W

OS Eastings: 406361

OS Northings: 278755

OS Grid: SP063787

Mapcode National: GBR 3GP.4FN

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.WR7V

Entry Name: Bell's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075751

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216766

Location: Birmingham, B14

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Brandwood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Kings Norton

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Brandwood B14
No 157
(Bell's Farmhouse)
(formerly listed under
SP 07 NE 17/14 25.4.52
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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