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The Saracen's Head

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kings Norton, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4081 / 52°24'29"N

Longitude: -1.9292 / 1°55'45"W

OS Eastings: 404914

OS Northings: 278901

OS Grid: SP049789

Mapcode National: GBR 3GN.526

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.HQZT

Entry Name: The Saracen's Head

Listing Date: 25 April 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217168

Location: Birmingham, B38

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Kings Norton

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Kings Norton

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

THE GREEN
1.
5104
(north-west side)
Kings Norton B38
Nos 81 and 83
(The Saracen's Head)
SP 0478 NE 58/4 25.4.52
II*
2.
Late C15 altered and added to. Timber-framed; tiled roof. Two storeys; 3 bays, the
outer 2 both advanced and projecting behind either side of an internal courtyard.
The bay on the right is the solar wing of the original hall house. It has recently
been restored and has close-set studding with plaster infill. Its gabled upper
storey is jettied on a moulded wood bressumer. The centre bay has been encased in
brick and has on the ground floor a passage through into the courtyard behind, 2
doors and 2 bay windows, all except the smaller of the 2 windows within early C19
Gothic frieze. Over the bay windows tripartite casements. The left-hand bay was
rebuilt in the C19 and has another bay window with Gothic frieze and, at first floor
level, a single segment-headed casement window.

Listing NGR: SP0489878897

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