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Convent of Our Lady of Mercy

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

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Latitude: 52.498 / 52°29'52"N

Longitude: -1.915 / 1°54'54"W

OS Eastings: 405864

OS Northings: 288903

OS Grid: SP058889

Mapcode National: GBR 5X2.1D

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.RGGW

Entry Name: Convent of Our Lady of Mercy

Listing Date: 25 April 1952

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076306

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217308

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

Lozells B19
Convent of Our Lady of
(formerly listed as
St Mary Convent under
SP 0588 NE 21/2 25.4.52
1840-41 architect Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin. Highly original and carefully detailed conventual building 2 storey red brick, stone dressed, ranges on a simple and functional E plan with rear wing and cloister. Straight-froward construction in a simple Tudor-Gothic style. Some diapering to the brickwork. Stone coped gable ends with finials. Steep pitched slate roofs, gabled dormers. External and ridge chimney stacks. Fenestration consists of simple stone mullioned casement and bay windows. The cloister to the rear has simple exposed timber truss roof and tiled floors. The original chapel was destroyed in the war. The convent is contemporary with a group of Pugin's innovatory rationally designed religious houses.

Listing NGR: SP0586488903

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

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