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© Mr Peter Garratt

IoE Number: 216711
Location: COLLETS BROOK FARMHOUSE, TAMWORTH ROAD
  SUTTON COLDFIELD, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr Peter Garratt
Date Photographed: 17 May 2007
Date listed: 01 March 1991
Date of last amendment: 01 March 1991
Grade II

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BIRMINGHAM SUTTON COLDFIELDSP 19 NW TAMWORTH ROAD2/140 Collets Brook Farmhouse

BIRMINGHAM SUTTON COLDFIELD SP 19 NW TAMWORTH ROAD 2/140 Collets Brook Farmhouse II Turnpike toll house; now farmhouse. Early C19 extended in circa mid Cl9. Red brick in mixed garden wall bond. Slate roof with gabled ends and deep eaves at front, lead rolls to hips over front bay. Brick gable end stacks. Original toll house is of rectangular (probably 2-room) plan with entrance in central canted bay. In circa mid C19 a wing was built at rear. 2 storeys. Symmetrical east front has central 2-storey canted bay with panelled door with small C20 wooden porch, flanking casements in side walls and 16-pane sash above with flanking blind windows. The north and wouth gable ends each has elliptical recess with imposts, the south sendered, the north with 2 windows on each floor, one blind. Wing at rear has splayed north west corner because of alignment of side road and casement on south side. Interior not inspected. Note: Probably dates from the Tamworth Road Turnpike of 1807.

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