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Friends' Meeting House, Birmingham

Description: Friends' Meeting House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217369

OS Grid Reference: SP0445581402
OS Grid Coordinates: 404455, 281402
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4306, -1.9359

Location: A4040, Birmingham B30 1JT

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

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Listing Text

Bournville B30
Friends' Meeting House
SF 0481 SW 55/3 21.1.70
1905, by W Alexander Harvey. Red brick with atone dressings; tiled roof. The main
hall tall and cabled with an arched doorway of 5 plain orders flanked on either side
by a small 2-light mullioned window and, above a tall 2-light mullioned window with
2 transoms. Left and right of this composition the lover subsidiary rooms project
diagonally to terminate in gabled facades. In an alcove in the cable end of the
right-hand projection the bust of George Cadbury (1839-1922) and a tablet recording
the burial there of the ashes of himself and his wife. In the angle on the left an
octagonal staircase turret with high pointed cap. Inside, the braces of the hall
roof rise from the floor.

Listing NGR: SP0445581402

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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