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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: 1366587



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


District: Solihull

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Castle Bromwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218145

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CASTLE BROMWICH CHESTER ROAD 1. 5108 (South-West Side) Castle Bromwich Hall SP 1489 22/271 11.11.52. GV 2. Late C16 or early C17, remodelled with additions circa 1657. Heightened and altered internally 1719. Enlarged by Rickman, 1825-40, by addition of north-east tower wing, passages lining courtyard. Plan: hollow square with 3 wings on south, staff wing on north-east. Stone dressed red brick. 3 storeys, plinth, floor bands, stone coped gables with finials, central south front balustraded parapet. Stone mullioned and transomed leaded casement windows, mainly 3 and 4 light. Central 2 storey rusticated stone south projection has 1st floor window flanked by arched niches with statues, 1697 by Sir William Wilson, above broken segmental pediment on 4 Corinthian columns, inner pair with twisted shafts. Interior: exceptionally fnine late C17 plasterwork by Gouge, ceiling paintings by Laguerre. Internal remodelling, 1685-1702, by William Winde. C.L., 17.8.1912 and 9.5.1952.

Castle Bromwich Hall, Bakehouse, Stable Block, Pigeon House. East and West Forecourt Walls, Walls to north, east and south sides of garden, Flight of Steps and Pedestals in west garden all at Castle Bromwich Ball form a group with the Gatepiers to forecourt of Castle Bromwich Hall, Birmingham Road.

Listing NGR: SP1428489779

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 17 August, (1912)
'Country Life' in 9 May, (1952)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 43 West Midlands,

National Grid Reference: SP 14284 89779


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