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What year was 14 Loeless Road built?

Asked on Dec 2 2014, General in Birmingham | Report content

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  • Hi Tony, I've done a blog post on this before, I've seen this question asked on here so many times before! I'll put in the video transcription below for you to have a little read, and let me know if you need any more help. To tell the age of a property, it’s a really good idea to start with the deeds of the house. Have a look at those and you will see land transfers will take place and then eventually you will see a house being built and a property being numbered normally. This is generally around the time the property was constructed. It’s not a sure fire way though, of course, because some properties were not registered until later in their life. So an old property could only be showing on deeds for the first time, one, two three hundred years after it was built. So don’t rely on it absolutely. Another way to do this is to speak to the surveyor who looked at the property when you bought it, or dig out the old survey report and generally they’ll have an approximate age of the property in. You can also speak to local estate agents and property experts as well and they should be able to give you a date, based on the design of the house any interior features such as fireplaces, cornicing, doors even. They all give clues as to the age of the property. Regards, Jonathan Rolande :)

    Web reference: http://https://housebuyfast.co.uk/blog/how-can-i-find-out...

    Answered on Dec 3 2014, Report content
  • You can find out when any house was built using information from The Land Registry, and I've provided a helpful article from House Buy Fast on how to do just that.

    Web reference: http://https://housebuyfast.co.uk/blog/how-can-i-find-out...

    Answered on Dec 8 2014, Report content
  • Hello, Further to Jonathan's comments, the following tips might also help: This information is not available in the public domain but the following tips might help: - Get a copy of the Title Register (see the link below); - See if there is a date on the Seller's Property Information Form or SPIF (which you should have received when your property was being sold); - Search 2,000 properties recorded in the 1862 Act register; - Check your local archives - such as parish records, county record offices or your local library; - Contact your local planning office at the council (note there might be a delay here); - Look at Census to find a first mention of the address (published every 10 years); - See if your house is on the National Heritage List for England or NHLE; - Explore historical Ordnance Survey maps; - Observe the architectural style and features of the house, such as the type of roof and position of windows. You can then Google search these features and get an idea of the age of the property; - Contact your local history society or find an amateur historian who can help; - Find a local surveying firm who may be able to provide you with a valuation. Thanks, Ruban

    Answered on Sep 8 2018, Report content
  • Sorry, the link to the Land Registry is below:

    Web reference: https://www.gov.uk/get-information-about-property-and-lan...

    Answered on Sep 8 2018, Report content

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