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WEST BROMWICH MANOR HOUSE

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.

Name: WEST BROMWICH MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1077111

Location

WEST BROMWICH MANOR HOUSE, HALL GREEN ROAD

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

County:

District: Sandwell

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Sep-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219300

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SANDWELL MB HALL GREEN ROAD SP 09 SW Hall Green, West Bromwich 5/88 West Bromwich 23.9.55 Manor House (formerly listed as Nos 146 to 160 "The Old Hall") GV I

Manor house. Circa 1300 with C15 and C16 additions and alterations. Extensively restored c1960 when C18 and C19 alterations were removed and the timber-frame exposed and repaired. Timber-framed with tile roofs. Buildings grouped around a courtyard and surrounded by a moat The Hall: the west wall was rebuilt late C16 and has a 14-light bay window with gabled chamber over. Interior: spere truss has solid screens between posts and side walls. Central base-cruck truss has double tie- beams clasping the roof plates, and an upper crown-post roof. Cross-wings added early C15 replacing earlier appendages to the hall. Each has a small annexe to the west and is of two bays with a central tie-beam truss and intermediate arch-braced collar-beam truss. Two ogee-headed service door- ways open into the south wing. The chapel block was added to the east end of the north cross-wing c1500. It has a full-height chapel to the east and a western half of two storeys. The kitchen block, adjoining the south- west corner of the south cross-wing, is late C16 with C17 alterations. The gatehouse is probably late C16 and closes the east side of the courtyard. It is jettied and has close-studding, with lozenge panels to the upper part of the first floor. A large brick chimney stack projects from its south gable wall. The building is discussed and illustrated in detail in Jones, SR, "West Bromwich (Staffs) Manor House", South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions, Vol XVII, 1975-76.

Listing NGR: SP0055194316

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions' in South Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society Transactions, , Vol. 17, (1976)

National Grid Reference: SP 00542 94298, SP 00553 94314

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