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Latitude: 52.5185 / 52°31'6"N
Longitude: -1.9298 / 1°55'47"W
OS Eastings: 404862
OS Northings: 291181
OS Grid: SP048911
Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.P2
Mapcode Global: VH9YP.HYNP
Entry Name: The Anchorage
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076319
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217242
Location: Birmingham, B20
Electoral Ward/Division: Handsworth Wood
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Handsworth St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
HANDSWORTH WOOD ROAD
SP 09 SW 2/9
1899, by Joseph Crouch and Edmund Butler. In an Arts and Crafts style.
Two and a half storeys. Carefully balanced asymmetrical facade: left hand
side of brick with stone dressings and the right hand side partly also
brick with stone dressings and partly with applied timber framing. Tiled
roof with brick chimney stacks and a cupola placed asymmetrically between
a brick gabled and a lower, half-timbered gabled bay which incorporates the
perch. Windows with leaded lights, some of them with stained glass by
Mary Newill, who also did the embroidery inset over the fireplace in the Music
Room on the ground floor. Door furniture, light fittings, copper firehoods
in the hall, sitting room and music room and other metal work by Benjamin
Creswick or another member of the Bromsgrove Guild. The Hunt and Feast murals
by Fred Davis and the whole of the minstrels gallery in the hall were burnt in
a fire C1977.
Listing NGR: SP0486291181
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