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Methodist Church Hall

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

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Latitude: 52.5 / 52°29'59"N

Longitude: -1.907 / 1°54'25"W

OS Eastings: 406410

OS Northings: 289123

OS Grid: SP064891

Mapcode National: GBR 5Y1.TQ

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.WFQC

Entry Name: Methodist Church Hall

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Last Amended: 19 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217383

Location: Birmingham, B19

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Lozells and East Handsworth

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Lozells

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP 08 NE 7/65

Lozells B19
Methodist Church Hall

(Formerly listed as Former Public Library)


1893. Red brick with stone dressings; slate roof. A symmetrical composition
consisting of a gabled centrepiece flanked on either side by a low porch.
The centre piece stands on a high brick podium that incorporates the coursed
stone battered bases of the brick turrets left and right of the gable. The
turrets terminate in typically Arts and Crafts stone cupolas. Beneath the
gable, the reading room window, large and of Palladian type, its divisions
marked by triplets of slender columns without entastis and, above that, a triplet
of arches standing on a stone string course. Richly carved and bracketted
stone eaves cornice. Left and right of this, a lower block in which there
is a single tall arched window. Left and right of this centrepiece, the entrances
up steps within a low porch in which 2 arches with elaborate wrought iron
gates and divided one from another by a short fat column that dies into its

Listing NGR: SP0641089123

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

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