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Oldbury Public Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Oldbury, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5047 / 52°30'16"N

Longitude: -2.0158 / 2°0'56"W

OS Eastings: 399025

OS Northings: 289639

OS Grid: SO990896

Mapcode National: GBR 550.R1

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.09PS

Entry Name: Oldbury Public Library

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219274

Location: Sandwell, B69

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Oldbury

Built-Up Area: Oldbury (Sandwell)

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Oldbury

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SO 9989 NW
16/65 Oldbury Public Library
(formerly listed as
Court House)


Court house, now public library. 1816. Brick in Flemish bond with painted
stone dressings and slate roof. Two storeys, five bays. Ground floor windows
recessed within an arcade of round arches with keystones and impost band. They
are sashed with glazing bars and have gauged brick round heads. On the first
floor is a similar arcade with moulded arches. The windows are sashed with
Gothick glazing. In the central bay of the ground floor arcade is a C20 door-
way. Above is a plaque inscribed: "This Court House was erected AD 1816".
Chimney at right.

Listing NGR: SO9902589639

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