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Description: Handsworth Hall (University of Aston)
Date Listed: 17 September 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 217086
OS Grid Reference: SP0448590995
OS Grid Coordinates: 404485, 290995
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5168, -1.9353
Handsworth Wood B20
(University of Aston)
(formerly listed as
SP 09 SW 2/2 17.9.71
Former Methodist Theological College. Finished 1881, by Goddard and Ball.
Brick with purple diaper and butt terracotta dressings. In a Perpendicular
style. Nine 2-storey bays either side of a tower with gabled cross-wings
with large transomed windows lwft and right, that on the left the great hall.
The windows all 2-lights and with 2-centred arched heads. Terracotta banding.
The tower of 4 storeys plus a deep parapet with big polygonal clasping turrets
terminating in cupolas. Big 2-storeyed oriel window above the entrance.
Above the oriel, 2 tall mullioned and transomed windows with 4-centred arched
heads. Parapet on elaborate corbelling.
Listing NGR: SP0448590995
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Source: English Heritage
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