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The Quadrangle

A Grade II Listed Building in Bournville, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4252 / 52°25'30"N

Longitude: -1.9333 / 1°55'59"W

OS Eastings: 404634

OS Northings: 280805

OS Grid: SP046808

Mapcode National: GBR 5SX.0H

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.F9TN

Entry Name: The Quadrangle

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076259

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217393

Location: Birmingham, B30

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Bournville

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Bournville

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

5104 Bournville B30
The Quadrangle
(formerly listed as
Bournville Almshouses)
SP 0484 NE 57/5
II 21.1.70
1897 by Ewan Harper for Richard Cadbury. In the traditional form of single-storeyed
almshouses set around a spacious quadrangle. Red brick with stone dressings;
tile roof. In a Tudor style. The principal facade to Mary Vale Road with
a centrepiece of gatehouse type with flanking wings. The gatehouse 2-storeyed
with turrets left and right and a projecting porch with oriel window over.
To the left, the matron's rooms, to the right the chapel. To the road the
houses with canted bay windows beneath timber-framed gables; to the quadrangle,
the round headed entrances to the houses in pairs beneath timber-framed gables.
In the centre of the quadrangle, a shelter like that on The Green but here
rectangular in plan. Pyramidal tiled roof with gabled dormers in each side
and a lantern, all supported on wooden columns.

Listing NGR: SP0463480805

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

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