The Manor House, built in approximately 1495 and is Grade II* listed. It was never the Manor House as it is known today. Once owned by the Greswolde family, in the 19th century as Lime Tree House because of a result of the nine Lime Trees that had been planted outside it about 1720. Which explains why we have Lime Trees along the High Street today.
The Manor House, or Lime Tree House in Solihull is a rare property on the High Street having delightful rear old cottage garden, where you can come along to relax and enjoy sitting in the sunshine for cream teas, or an odd bit to eat, at the Tea Rooms Garden a little treasure for the community of Solihull.
Our Lady as far as she knows is coming to meet up with her sweetheart at their favorite venue, the Walkabout, now what do you think he has up his sleeves, he tells hear that he needs to buy a new outfit from Touchwood and can she come with him to decide if it will suit him. As they both approach the Manor House where they both met for the first time he suddenly gets down on his knee and asks her to marry him. What a truly romantic gesture to take her back where they first set eyes on each other.
Our Lady was so taken aback she was not expecting his big surprise, he pulls out his family’s engagement ring, she loves it. She cries with emotion he has arranged for all their mates to be around to witness the big surprise she so overwhelmed and delighted that they came out on this rainy day and hid from her view in Guys & Dolls opposite the Manor House.
Our Lady wonders how they kept the surprise to themselves without giving her hits, now they all go off to celebrate the engagement in their local, the management Catherine has arranged for them a big surprise for them all with some nibbles and a cold bottle of champagne. The party begins….