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The Clock Tower Community Education Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Harborne, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4596 / 52°27'34"N

Longitude: -1.9462 / 1°56'46"W

OS Eastings: 403750

OS Northings: 284629

OS Grid: SP037846

Mapcode National: GBR 5PJ.45

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.6FZT

Entry Name: The Clock Tower Community Education Centre

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343074

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217294

Location: Birmingham, B17

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Harborne

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Harborne St John

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5104
Harborne B17
The Clock Tower
Community Education
Centre and No 106
SP 08 SW 11/25
II
2.
Circa 1885 by Martin and Chamberlain, and built as a school. Red brick and
terracotta with minimum stone dressings; tile roof with decorative ridge tiles.
Asymmetrical composition partly of one and partly of 2 storeys; 6 bays, with a
tower in the third. Bay one is No 106 the former master's house with ground floor
canted bay window and tripartite first floor window beneath a half-hipped roof.
Set back on the left of this, the gabled entrance bay with pointed-arched door. Bay
2 is broad, gabled and 2 storeys high, its ground and first floor windows separated
from one another by a band of decorative brickwork and set within a shallow pointed
arched recess. The clock tower with the principal entrance to the school, 2 tiers
of lancet openings and clock faces beneath gablets rising into the spire zone; spire
with lucarnes and a fanciful finial. The fourth and fifth bays each with broad pointed
casement windows within gables projecting into the roof. The sixth bay is 2-storeyed
with a half-hipped roof and mostly pointed windows, some narrow and some broader.

Listing NGR: SP0375084629

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