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The Leasowes (Halesowen Golf Club)

A Grade I Listed Building in Halesowen, Dudley

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Latitude: 52.4539 / 52°27'14"N

Longitude: -2.0315 / 2°1'53"W

OS Eastings: 397958

OS Northings: 283997

OS Grid: SO979839

Mapcode National: GBR 52L.86

Mapcode Global: VH9Z0.QLX5

Entry Name: The Leasowes (Halesowen Golf Club)

Listing Date: 10 January 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359798

Location: Dudley, B62

County: Dudley

Electoral Ward/Division: Halesowen South

Built-Up Area: Halesowen

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Halas

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

510 The Leasowes
(Halesowen Golf Club)

SE 98 SE 2/34 10.1.50


Queen Anne. Stucco; of 3 bays with side pavilions; central block of 2 storeys;
3 sashes; 3 3-light windows with pediments, and segmental heads to those of lower
storey; single-storeyed 2-window wings, each connecting with 2-storey pavilion.
Fenestration throughout similar to above; hipped slate roofs. The facade to
rear has a convex Ionic porch on 4 columns with Palladian doorcase and Palladian
window sides. The grounds are largely converted into a golf course. The birthplace (in 1714) and home of William Shenstone. The building is not architecturally outstanding but is given the highest grading in view of its literary and social associations and its high repute in C18 landscape gardening.

Listing NGR: SO9795883997

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