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Beeches Road School

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich Central, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.519 / 52°31'8"N

Longitude: -1.9861 / 1°59'9"W

OS Eastings: 401040

OS Northings: 291237

OS Grid: SP010912

Mapcode National: GBR 2DT.CW

Mapcode Global: VH9YN.JYD9

Entry Name: Beeches Road School

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219201

Location: Sandwell, B70

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: West Bromwich Central

Built-Up Area: West Bromwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: West Bromwich St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SANDWELL MB BEECHES ROAD
SP 09 SW
West Bromwich
5/2 Beeches Road School
II

School. 1892 by Alfred Long. Brick with some stone dressings and tile roof.
Single storey. Front block symmetrical, with projecting gables to each side
and with glazing bars to windows. Under each gable are triple pointed windows.
The recessed centre has paired windows between and to each side of taller
pointed windows with gables. Gables coped, with some decoration at apex.
Set back to the left is a tower which has a doorway at the base with "Infants"
inscribed on the lintel, under a glazed Tudor-arched head. Above a weathered
offset is a plaque with cusped head under an ogee hood, inscribed: "West
Bromwich School Board. Beeches Road School. Erected 1892. Alfred Long
Architect. J Mallin Builder". Below the overhanging roof is a clock face,
protected by a gablet with bargeboards. The tower roof is capped by an open
timber cupola and pyramidal roof with gables and weathervane.


Listing NGR: SP0104091237

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