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The Clock Tower Community Education Centre, Birmingham

Description: The Clock Tower Community Education Centre

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217294

OS Grid Reference: SP0375084629
OS Grid Coordinates: 403750, 284629
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4596, -1.9462

Location: B4124, Birmingham B17 9NJ

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B17 9NJ

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Listing Text

Harborne B17
The Clock Tower
Community Education
Centre and No 106
SP 08 SW 11/25
Circa 1885 by Martin and Chamberlain, and built as a school. Red brick and
terracotta with minimum stone dressings; tile roof with decorative ridge tiles.
Asymmetrical composition partly of one and partly of 2 storeys; 6 bays, with a
tower in the third. Bay one is No 106 the former master's house with ground floor
canted bay window and tripartite first floor window beneath a half-hipped roof.
Set back on the left of this, the gabled entrance bay with pointed-arched door. Bay
2 is broad, gabled and 2 storeys high, its ground and first floor windows separated
from one another by a band of decorative brickwork and set within a shallow pointed
arched recess. The clock tower with the principal entrance to the school, 2 tiers
of lancet openings and clock faces beneath gablets rising into the spire zone; spire
with lucarnes and a fanciful finial. The fourth and fifth bays each with broad pointed
casement windows within gables projecting into the roof. The sixth bay is 2-storeyed
with a half-hipped roof and mostly pointed windows, some narrow and some broader.

Listing NGR: SP0375084629

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Source: English Heritage

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