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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.


List entry Number: 1075995



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


District: Solihull

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Balsall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 08-Sep-1961

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218041

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BALSALL TEMPLE BALSALL 1. 5108 SP 27 NW 11/155 Church of St Mary A 8.9.61. GV 2. Built circa 1290 for the Knights Templars. Used by the Knights Hospitallers until 1540. Restored 1660's and used as chapel of adjacent almshouses from 1677. Parish church from 1863. Much restored in late C13 style by Sir George Gilbert Scott, 1849. Rectangular plan with small south west corner turret, fragmentary remains of south porch fan vaulting. Interior: series of steps up to east end. C19 fittings, college chapel plan seating. C18 and early C19 wall monuments. Piscina, sedilia. Aumbry recess. VCH, IV, pp 88-90.

Church of Saint Mary, Temperlars Hall, North East Range, South West Range, Entrance Gateway and side Walls at the Lady Katherine Leveson Hospital, Vicarage and Temple House form a group.

Listing NGR: SP2070175995

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 88-90

National Grid Reference: SP 20699 75989


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