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© Mr David R. Grounds LRPS

IoE Number: 216903
Photographer: Mr David R. Grounds LRPS
Date Photographed: 31 October 1999
Date listed: 25 April 1952
Date of last amendment: 25 April 1952
Grade II

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CHESTER ROAD1. Erdington B235104 Pype Hayes House

CHESTER ROAD 1. Erdington B23 5104 Pype Hayes House SP 19 SW 4/4 25.4.52 II 2. In Pype Hayes Park. Late C18/early C19 stucco refacing of house of C17 timber framed origin. Considerably altered in late C19 and C20. Two storeys and attic. Advanced flanking gabled wings largely remodelled with stone gables and clustered chimney stacks. Parapet coping to front of main rage with behind a serried row of 11 gabled and bargeboarded purely decorative dormers. Four tiered 5-light mullioned-transomed bay windows and 2 cross-mullioned casements with hood moulds, all with lattice glazings and late C18. Stucco porch with pediment on Tuscan columns, rusticated architrave surround to doorway. The interior has been much altered and there is very little apparent evidence of the timber frame. Reset elements of panelling and owned C17 overmantel. Part of the staircase may be Jacobean. Robert Southey came here to work on his biography of Cowper.

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