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Latitude: 52.5624 / 52°33'44"N
Longitude: -1.9436 / 1°56'36"W
OS Eastings: 403919
OS Northings: 296060
OS Grid: SP039960
Mapcode National: GBR 2PB.NB
Mapcode Global: WHBG2.3VRH
Entry Name: Walsall (Or Merrion's) Lodge
Listing Date: 11 October 1985
Last Amended: 31 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076383
English Heritage Legacy ID: 219041
Location: Walsall, B43
Electoral Ward/Division: Paddock
Built-Up Area: Walsall
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Great Barr St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
WALSALL MB BIRMINGHAM ROAD
SP 09 NW
7/6 Walsall (or Merrion's)
Lodge (formerly listed
11.10.85 as Merrions Wood Lodge)
Lodge to Great Barr Hall (qv). 1854. Attributed to George Gilbert Scott.
Rendered brick with some sandstone dressings and tile roof. Single storey.
Windows have trefoiled ogee lights. North-west front has gable at left.
Under this is a canted bay window with tile roof, with three lights to the
front and one to each side. The stone gutter has carved figures at the
corners. Above is a narrow opening with a sandstone band above. This is
inscribed: "MDCCCLIIII". To the right the main part of the facade is of
one bay with a 2-light window. To its left is a chimney. Coped gables.
Set back to the left is a wing with a gable facing north-east, towards the
drive. This gable wall has a 3-light window. Chimney on left-hand wall.
To the right, in the angle with the front part of the lodge, is a single-
storey gabled timber porch with carved bargeboards. An old photograph,
taken before the building was rendered, shows polychrome brickwork in a
diaper pattern. G G Scott was a personal friend of the (unrelated) Scott
family of Great Barr Hall and is known to have carried out work on the estate.
Listing NGR: SP0391996060
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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