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The Quadrangle, Birmingham

Description: The Quadrangle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217393

OS Grid Reference: SP0463480805
OS Grid Coordinates: 404634, 280805
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4252, -1.9333

Location: 150 Mary Vale Road, Birmingham B30 1PJ

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

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Listing Text

5104 Bournville B30
The Quadrangle
(formerly listed as
Bournville Almshouses)
SP 0484 NE 57/5
II 21.1.70
1897 by Ewan Harper for Richard Cadbury. In the traditional form of single-storeyed
almshouses set around a spacious quadrangle. Red brick with stone dressings;
tile roof. In a Tudor style. The principal facade to Mary Vale Road with
a centrepiece of gatehouse type with flanking wings. The gatehouse 2-storeyed
with turrets left and right and a projecting porch with oriel window over.
To the left, the matron's rooms, to the right the chapel. To the road the
houses with canted bay windows beneath timber-framed gables; to the quadrangle,
the round headed entrances to the houses in pairs beneath timber-framed gables.
In the centre of the quadrangle, a shelter like that on The Green but here
rectangular in plan. Pyramidal tiled roof with gabled dormers in each side
and a lantern, all supported on wooden columns.

Listing NGR: SP0463480805

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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