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Walsall (Or Merrion's) Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Paddock, Walsall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5624 / 52°33'44"N

Longitude: -1.9436 / 1°56'36"W

OS Eastings: 403919

OS Northings: 296060

OS Grid: SP039960

Mapcode National: GBR 2PB.NB

Mapcode Global: WHBG2.3VRH

Entry Name: Walsall (Or Merrion's) Lodge

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Last Amended: 31 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219041

Location: Walsall, B43

County: Walsall

Electoral Ward/Division: Paddock

Built-Up Area: Walsall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Great Barr St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WALSALL MB BIRMINGHAM ROAD
SP 09 NW
7/6 Walsall (or Merrion's)
Lodge (formerly listed
11.10.85 as Merrions Wood Lodge)
- II
Lodge to Great Barr Hall (qv). 1854. Attributed to George Gilbert Scott.
Rendered brick with some sandstone dressings and tile roof. Single storey.
Windows have trefoiled ogee lights. North-west front has gable at left.
Under this is a canted bay window with tile roof, with three lights to the
front and one to each side. The stone gutter has carved figures at the
corners. Above is a narrow opening with a sandstone band above. This is
inscribed: "MDCCCLIIII". To the right the main part of the facade is of
one bay with a 2-light window. To its left is a chimney. Coped gables.
Set back to the left is a wing with a gable facing north-east, towards the
drive. This gable wall has a 3-light window. Chimney on left-hand wall.
To the right, in the angle with the front part of the lodge, is a single-
storey gabled timber porch with carved bargeboards. An old photograph,
taken before the building was rendered, shows polychrome brickwork in a
diaper pattern. G G Scott was a personal friend of the (unrelated) Scott
family of Great Barr Hall and is known to have carried out work on the estate.


Listing NGR: SP0391996060

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