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1721-1727, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Knowle, Solihull

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Latitude: 52.3877 / 52°23'15"N

Longitude: -1.7335 / 1°44'0"W

OS Eastings: 418236

OS Northings: 276668

OS Grid: SP182766

Mapcode National: GBR 4JG.6L1

Mapcode Global: VH9ZK.W7YW

Plus Code: 9C4W97Q8+3J

Entry Name: 1721-1727, High Street

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342883

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218347

Location: Knowle, Solihull, B93

County: Solihull

Electoral Ward/Division: Knowle

Built-Up Area: Solihull

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Knowle

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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SP 1876 & SP 1976
(East Side)
20/482 Nos 1721-1727 (odd)

Almshouse row. 1885 by William Hawley Lloyd of Birmingham for the Berrow Cottage
Homes Trust, in a Queen Anne revival style. Brick with moulded brick dressings and decoration and some stone dressings; plain tiled roofs with tall single ridge stack with oversailing cornicing to left and paired similar ridge stacks to right. Plan consists of two tall gabled cross wings with lateral side wings to left and right of each, linked by a short lower block. Single storey. Ground floor bay windows under both gables with leaded bell-cast-roofs, both divided by inset doorways. Both gables have two tiers of cut and moulded brick decoration in Perpendicular - Gothic-like tracery panels. The link-block contains two boarded doors and has a moulded stone parapet and two urns. Single window in right-hand wing. End-gables of row have tracery-panelled gables and ogee Tudor-arched dripmoulds, continued to either side as bands, over a boarded door and a window. Inset stone plaque in left hand gable giving details of foundation of almshouses.

Listing NGR: SP1823776671

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