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The Rest House, Birmingham

Description: The Rest House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217164

OS Grid Reference: SP0447681330
OS Grid Coordinates: 404476, 281330
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4299, -1.9356

Location: Sycamore Road, Birmingham B30 1TX

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B30 1TX

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Listing Text

Bournville B30
The Rest House
SP 0481 SW 55/1 21.1.70
Erected 1914 to commemorate the Silver Wedding of Mr and Mrs George Cadbury the
previous year. By W Alexander Harvey. Brick with stone dressings; tiled roof.
Modelled on the Farm Market, Dunster, Somerset, but closed not open. Octagonal with
3-light mullioned windows with, above, projecting gables with 2-light mullioned
windows. The 2 tiers of windows are separated by deeply overhanging eaves supported
on brackets. The steep-pitched roof is surmounted by a small glazed lantern with
elaborate metal weathervane.

Listing NGR: SP0447681330

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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