1721-1727, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address:
1721-1727, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address:
1721-1727, HIGH STREET

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

Solihull (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 18236 76668


SOLIHULL 1. 5108 KNOWLE HIGH STREET SP 1876 & SP 1976 (East Side) 20/482 Nos 1721-1727 (odd) II GV

2. 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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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 26 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01575/02
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