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The Red Lion Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brandwood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.429 / 52°25'44"N

Longitude: -1.9019 / 1°54'6"W

OS Eastings: 406769

OS Northings: 281224

OS Grid: SP067812

Mapcode National: GBR 5ZW.Z5

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.Z6FS

Entry Name: The Red Lion Public House

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217690

Location: Birmingham, B14

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Brandwood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Kings Heath

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

VICARAGE ROAD
1.
5104
Kings Heath B14
The Red Lion
Public House
SP 08 SE 12/63
II
2.
A grand inn in a Cotswold limestone vernacular style. Dated 1903, by C E
Bateman. Stone; slate roof. Two storeys 4 bays. First, an arched doorway
whose elaborately sculpted head reaches to the sill of the first floor
4 light transoms window which is flanked by concave sided polygonal
colonnettes. Then a big canted bay window rising through 2 storeys, a
subsidiary door with, above in a Gothic frame, a rampant lion and the words
'Ye Olde Red Lion' in a scroll beneath, and, finally, another big canted
bay window rising through both storeys. Moulded eaves cornice with
fleurons and lions in the frieze. Inside, much re-used old timber to give
the appearance of a timber framed building. Left and right roughcast screen
walls with modern iron gates between stone piers surmounted by urns. In the
walls, too, a pedestrians' entrance with original iron gate within a moulded
stone frame. The first of the Birmingham "reformed pubs".

Listing NGR: SP0676981224

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