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Oldwich House Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fen End, Solihull

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3654 / 52°21'55"N

Longitude: -1.6818 / 1°40'54"W

OS Eastings: 421763

OS Northings: 274197

OS Grid: SP217741

Mapcode National: GBR 5L1.MM6

Mapcode Global: VHBX1.STR1

Entry Name: Oldwich House Farmhouse

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Last Amended: 22 July 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 218035

Location: Balsall, Solihull, CV8

County: Solihull

Civil Parish: Balsall

Built-Up Area: Fen End

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Temple Balsall

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

BALSALL OLDWICH LANE
1.
5108
Oldwich House Farmhouse
(Formerly listed under
Fen End)
SP 27 SW 13/151 11.ll.52.
II* GT

2.
Early C16, altered. Stone base, red brick front, timber framed back and east side.
Tiled roof with tall chimneystacks. 2 storeys, 1st floor band, projecting gable
on left. 1:3 flush casement windows, wood mullions and transoms, ground floor cambered
arches. Left side chimney breast has flush stone quoins, diagonally set shafts.
Modern gabled porch, nail studded door.
Interior: room lined with Elizabethan panelling with enriched frieze, early C18
chimneypiece. Reputed ancestral home of Shakespeare family. VCH, IV, p 87.

Oldwich House Farmhouse and Barn form a group.


Listing NGR: SP2176374197

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