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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: 1343209



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: II*

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jul-1976

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218035

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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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 87

National Grid Reference: SP 21763 74197


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