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Grove Junior School

A Grade II Listed Building in Lozells and East Handsworth, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.5055 / 52°30'19"N

Longitude: -1.9332 / 1°55'59"W

OS Eastings: 404631

OS Northings: 289738

OS Grid: SP046897

Mapcode National: GBR 2RZ.XQ

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.F9V3

Entry Name: Grove Junior School

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075556

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217185

Location: Birmingham, B21

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lozells and East Handsworth

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Handsworth St James

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Handsworth B20
Grove Junior school
SP 08 NW 6/12
Late C19. Brick with stone dressings; tiled roof. To Grove Lane an essentially
symmetrical range. Four broad single-storeyed gabled bays, the outer ones recessed
and with polygonal louvred wooden cupolas astride their roofs. Each bay with a
single large arched window with big keystone reaching up to a stone band and, in the
gable, a slit window. Left and right of this and recessed still further a single
narrower bay, also gabled but here 2-storeyed. With windows set in stone. To the
left the Girls' Entrance; to the right the Boys' entrance. Behind, at an angle to
Dawson Road, a range of 4 gabled bays, each with a single large arched window. A
polygonal louvred timber cupola on a louvred square base astride the ridge between
bays 2 and 3. A variation on the theme of the Rookery Road Junior and Infant
School (qv).

Listing NGR: SP0463189738

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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