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Convent of St Paul

A Grade II Listed Building in Selly Oak, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4403 / 52°26'25"N

Longitude: -1.9209 / 1°55'15"W

OS Eastings: 405475

OS Northings: 282485

OS Grid: SP054824

Mapcode National: GBR 5VR.R3

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.NXCM

Entry Name: Convent of St Paul

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217596

Location: Birmingham, B29

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Selly Oak

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Selly Park

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

5104 Selly Park B29
Convent of St Paul
SP 08 SE 12/53
The Generalate (formerly Selly Park Hall) is early C19. Brick; slate roof. Two
and a half storeys; 3 bays, the centre one advanced and pedimented. Ground floor
with a central door with fanlight and side lights set in a simple stuccoed surround
and 2 tripartite windows with exceedingly elongated volutes and beneath a shallow
relieving arch. First floor with a central window similar to the ground floor ones
but with a blind balcony and a segmental relieving arch and 2 sash windows also
with blind balconies. The attic windows 3 almost square sashes sitting on a band.
Finely moulded and dentilled eaves cornice. Left and right, curved walls, later
C19 in their upper parts. Interior with an elegant flying staircase with pretty
foliage in the balustrade rising up within an oval room to the first floor balcony
landing. At first floor level, the walls with large and small arched panels and
entrances off the landing. Only this of the Convent's buildings is listed.

Listing NGR: SP0547582485

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

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