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Bournville School of Art and Crafts, Birmingham

Description: Bournville School of Art and Crafts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217368

OS Grid Reference: SP0437681371
OS Grid Coordinates: 404376, 281371
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4303, -1.9371

Location: Woodbrooke Road, Birmingham B30 1JX

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for
Bournville B30
Bournville School of
Arts and Crafts

The last sentence of the description should be amended to read:

"Modern extension to right not of special interest".


Bournville B30
Bournville School of
Art and Crafts
[formerly listed as
Ruskin Memorial Institute
(Ruskin Hall)]
SF 0481 SW 55/2 21.1.70
1902-5, by W Alexander Harvey. Inspired by J H Whitehouse, a friend of Ruskin, and
originally called Ruskin Hall. Brick with stone dressings; tiled roof. Irregular
L-shaped composition. On the left a cabled bay, then the roof sweeps down low over
the main hall which has, on the right, a tall narrow gabled stairwell. On the right,
the broad gabled short-arm of the L with bold canted bay window. In the angle, the
low stone porch approached up steps and with a square sculptured panel over the
segment-headed entrance. All the window with mullions and mostly transoms also.
In the roof dormer windows with leaded lights as have all the other windows. To
the right, a modern extension.

Listing NGR: SP0437681371

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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