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Rookery Road Junior and Infant School

A Grade II Listed Building in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.5111 / 52°30'39"N

Longitude: -1.9388 / 1°56'19"W

OS Eastings: 404249

OS Northings: 290356

OS Grid: SP042903

Mapcode National: GBR 2QX.PQ

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.B4WV

Entry Name: Rookery Road Junior and Infant School

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217542

Location: Birmingham, B21

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Handsworth Wood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Handsworth St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

5104 Handsworth B21
Rookery Road Junior and
Infant School
SP 09 SW 2/16
Late C19. Brick; terracotta dressings; tile roof. At a slight angle to the
road a range of 4 broad single-storeyed gabled bays. Each bay with a pair
of windows with auxse-de-painer heads, a band of terracotta decoration and,
in the gable, a wheel-type window. To the rear, a range with 7 gables, generally
similar to those on the road facade but 2 of them lower and narrower and with
a slit window instead of the roundel. Two octagonal louvres, wooden cupolas
with conical roof and ball finial. On the left-hand return the Boys' and on
the right-hand return the Girls' and Infants' entrances. Along the road,
a low retaining wall with iron coping and simple railings.

Listing NGR: SP0424990356

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