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Grove Junior School, Birmingham

Description: Grove Junior School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217185

OS Grid Reference: SP0463189738
OS Grid Coordinates: 404631, 289738
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5055, -1.9332

Location: Grove Lane, Birmingham B20 2HF

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B20 2HF

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Listing Text

Handsworth B20
Grove Junior school
SP 08 NW 6/12
Late C19. Brick with stone dressings; tiled roof. To Grove Lane an essentially
symmetrical range. Four broad single-storeyed gabled bays, the outer ones recessed
and with polygonal louvred wooden cupolas astride their roofs. Each bay with a
single large arched window with big keystone reaching up to a stone band and, in the
gable, a slit window. Left and right of this and recessed still further a single
narrower bay, also gabled but here 2-storeyed. With windows set in stone. To the
left the Girls' Entrance; to the right the Boys' entrance. Behind, at an angle to
Dawson Road, a range of 4 gabled bays, each with a single large arched window. A
polygonal louvred timber cupola on a louvred square base astride the ridge between
bays 2 and 3. A variation on the theme of the Rookery Road Junior and Infant
School (qv).

Listing NGR: SP0463189738

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Source: English Heritage

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