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The Oratory Priests' House, Birmingham

Description: The Oratory Priests' House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 217208

OS Grid Reference: SP0494286037
OS Grid Coordinates: 404942, 286037
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4722, -1.9287

Location: Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8UE

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B16 8UE

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Listing Text

(north side)
Edgbaston B16
No 141
(The Oratory Priests'
(formerly listed as
The Oratory)
SP 0488 SE 36/2 25.4.52
185O-1. Red brick with stone dressings; slate roof. Three storeys; 5 bays with
quoins left and right. In an Italian Renaissance style. Grould floor with
central panelled door within stone surround with cornice and superimposed
segment headed panel flanked by vaults and 4 windws with stone eared and
corniced surrounds. Guilloche band at first floor level and a moulded band at
first sill level. First floor with 5 windows, the central one with eared and
corniced surround, the others with simple moulded surrounds. Cornice band at
second floor level. Second floor with 5 almost square windows, the centre with
eared surround, the others with simple surrounds. Eaves cornice with dentils
and mouldings. The home from 1852 to 1890 of John Henry, Cardinal Newman with
his rooms preserved in original condition.

Listing NGR: SP0494286037

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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