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Bournville Junior School

A Grade II Listed Building in Bournville, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4297 / 52°25'46"N

Longitude: -1.9368 / 1°56'12"W

OS Eastings: 404391

OS Northings: 281305

OS Grid: SP043813

Mapcode National: GBR 5RV.7W

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.C6Y6

Entry Name: Bournville Junior School

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217371

Location: Birmingham, B30

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Bournville

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Bournville

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

LINDON ROAD
1.
5104
Bournville B30
Bournville Junior School
[formerly listed as
Bournville Junior and
Infants School (The
Originals Schools)]
SP Q481 SW 55/5 21.1.70
II GV
2.
1902-5, by W Alexander Harvey. Red brick with stone dressings; slate roof, On the
left a big square entrance tower. Pointed arched doorway approached up steps. Its
bold keystone carries an oriel window with carved base and pointed stone roof.
Above and to the left of this a clock. The tower is surmounted by a cupola dating
in its present form from 1934 and containing 48 bells. The cupola consists of 8
slender copper-clad columns supporting a shallow ogee copper roof. On the left
return of the tower, another pointed arched doorway approached up steps and a
polygonal staircase turret with traceried window below its stone roof. To the
right of the entrance tower and set back from it, the central hall lit by dormer
windows in the roof and terminating on the right in a gable surmounted by a stone
louvered structure. From in front of this hall project the lower gabled classrooms,
3 of them, then, slightly advanced, a pointed arched doorway in a stone wall and a
fourth gabled classroom. Inside, the roof of the hall rises from lance curved braces
and there are frescoes of 1914 by Mary Sargant Florence and Mary Creighton McDowall.
The carving throughout is by Bengamin Creswick.

Listing NGR: SP0439181305

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