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Bournville School of Art and Crafts

A Grade II Listed Building in Bournville, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4303 / 52°25'49"N

Longitude: -1.9371 / 1°56'13"W

OS Eastings: 404376

OS Northings: 281371

OS Grid: SP043813

Mapcode National: GBR 5RV.5P

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.C5TR

Entry Name: Bournville School of Art and Crafts

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076293

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217368

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

In the entry for
Bournville B30
Bournville School of
Arts and Crafts

The last sentence of the description should be amended to read:

"Modern extension to right not of special interest".


Bournville B30
Bournville School of
Art and Crafts
[formerly listed as
Ruskin Memorial Institute
(Ruskin Hall)]
SF 0481 SW 55/2 21.1.70
1902-5, by W Alexander Harvey. Inspired by J H Whitehouse, a friend of Ruskin, and
originally called Ruskin Hall. Brick with stone dressings; tiled roof. Irregular
L-shaped composition. On the left a cabled bay, then the roof sweeps down low over
the main hall which has, on the right, a tall narrow gabled stairwell. On the right,
the broad gabled short-arm of the L with bold canted bay window. In the angle, the
low stone porch approached up steps and with a square sculptured panel over the
segment-headed entrance. All the window with mullions and mostly transoms also.
In the roof dormer windows with leaded lights as have all the other windows. To
the right, a modern extension.

Listing NGR: SP0437681371

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

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