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Latitude: 52.4572 / 52°27'25"N
Longitude: -1.9455 / 1°56'43"W
OS Eastings: 403796
OS Northings: 284364
OS Grid: SP037843
Mapcode National: GBR 5PK.91
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.7HBN
Entry Name: Metchley Abbey
Listing Date: 25 April 1952
Last Amended: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076261
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217397
Location: Birmingham, B17
Electoral Ward/Division: Harborne
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Harborne St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
5104 Selly Oak B17
(formerly listed as
Metchley Abbey and
Metchley Lodge Under
SP 08 SW 11/27 25.4.52
Early C19 with later C19 additions. Stucco. In a Picturesque Gothic style.
Two storeys; 6 bays; the fourth projecting and containing the porch, the outer
ones with canted sides. All windows casements in moulded surrounds and mostly
with Y- or intersecting tracery, though the ground floor window of bay 5 is
of Palladian type. Parapet with blank quatrefoils and triplets of pointed
arches. Polygonal chimney stacks. Interior with groined vault to the entrance
hall, Gothic fireplaces, stairs, etc. To the left, a service wing. David
Cox was a frequent visitor here, and later A E Greeman historian of the Norman
Conquest, and Sir Granville Bantock lived here.
Listing NGR: SP0379684364
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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