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Handsworth Lodge, Birmingham

Description: Handsworth Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 April 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 219342

OS Grid Reference: SP0521094271
OS Grid Coordinates: 405210, 294271
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5463, -1.9246

Location: 132 Queslett Road, Birmingham B43 6ED

Locality: Birmingham
County: Sandwell
Country: England
Postcode: B43 6ED

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Listing Text

SP 09 SE
Great Barr
6/130 Handsworth Lodge

House. Late C18. Stuccoed brick with slate roof. Gothick style. Single
storey. Main part of south facade of two bays with clasping buttresses,
central pilaster strip, and moulded band below parapet with coping. The
windows have architraves with impost blocks and ogee tops terminating with
poppy heads. Gables coped with finials. To the right is a lower bay with
a parapet and similar window surround. To its right is a possible addition
with a gable and with two further window surrounds. The west gable wall faced
the driveway. Its clasping buttresses have blind tracery decoration and there
is a crocketted ogee arch with poppy head and blind tracery enclosing three
smaller arches. The outer two are windows similar to those of the south facade.
The middle one belongs to the doorway, which is surmounted by a shield of arms
with helmet. The building was formerly a lodge to Great Barr Hall in Walsall
MB (qv).

Listing NGR: SP0521094271

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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