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Metchley Abbey

A Grade II* Listed Building in Harborne, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4572 / 52°27'25"N

Longitude: -1.9455 / 1°56'43"W

OS Eastings: 403796

OS Northings: 284364

OS Grid: SP037843

Mapcode National: GBR 5PK.91

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.7HBN

Entry Name: Metchley Abbey

Listing Date: 25 April 1952

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217397

Location: Birmingham, B17

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Harborne

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Harborne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

METCHLEY LANE
1.
5104 Selly Oak B17
No 93
(Metchley Abbey)
(formerly listed as
Metchley Abbey and
Metchley Lodge Under
Harborne)
SP 08 SW 11/27 25.4.52
II*
2.
Early C19 with later C19 additions. Stucco. In a Picturesque Gothic style.
Two storeys; 6 bays; the fourth projecting and containing the porch, the outer
ones with canted sides. All windows casements in moulded surrounds and mostly
with Y- or intersecting tracery, though the ground floor window of bay 5 is
of Palladian type. Parapet with blank quatrefoils and triplets of pointed
arches. Polygonal chimney stacks. Interior with groined vault to the entrance
hall, Gothic fireplaces, stairs, etc. To the left, a service wing. David
Cox was a frequent visitor here, and later A E Greeman historian of the Norman
Conquest, and Sir Granville Bantock lived here.

Listing NGR: SP0379684364

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