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Latitude: 52.4539 / 52°27'14"N
Longitude: -2.0315 / 2°1'53"W
OS Eastings: 397958
OS Northings: 283997
OS Grid: SO979839
Mapcode National: GBR 52L.86
Mapcode Global: VH9Z0.QLX5
Entry Name: The Leasowes (Halesowen Golf Club)
Listing Date: 10 January 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1063761
English Heritage Legacy ID: 359798
Location: Dudley, B62
Electoral Ward/Division: Halesowen South
Built-Up Area: Halesowen
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Halas
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
510 The Leasowes
(Halesowen Golf Club)
SE 98 SE 2/34 10.1.50
Queen Anne. Stucco; of 3 bays with side pavilions; central block of 2 storeys;
3 sashes; 3 3-light windows with pediments, and segmental heads to those of lower
storey; single-storeyed 2-window wings, each connecting with 2-storey pavilion.
Fenestration throughout similar to above; hipped slate roofs. The facade to
rear has a convex Ionic porch on 4 columns with Palladian doorcase and Palladian
window sides. The grounds are largely converted into a golf course. The birthplace (in 1714) and home of William Shenstone. The building is not architecturally outstanding but is given the highest grading in view of its literary and social associations and its high repute in C18 landscape gardening.
Listing NGR: SO9795883997
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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