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Latitude: 52.5168 / 52°31'0"N
Longitude: -1.9353 / 1°56'7"W
OS Eastings: 404485
OS Northings: 290995
OS Grid: SP044909
Mapcode National: GBR 2RV.GN
Mapcode Global: VH9YP.DZQZ
Entry Name: Handsworth Hall (University of Aston)
Listing Date: 17 September 1971
Last Amended: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1290263
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217086
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 B20
(University of Aston)
(formerly listed as
SP 09 SW 2/2 17.9.71
Former Methodist Theological College. Finished 1881, by Goddard and Ball.
Brick with purple diaper and butt terracotta dressings. In a Perpendicular
style. Nine 2-storey bays either side of a tower with gabled cross-wings
with large transomed windows lwft and right, that on the left the great hall.
The windows all 2-lights and with 2-centred arched heads. Terracotta banding.
The tower of 4 storeys plus a deep parapet with big polygonal clasping turrets
terminating in cupolas. Big 2-storeyed oriel window above the entrance.
Above the oriel, 2 tall mullioned and transomed windows with 4-centred arched
heads. Parapet on elaborate corbelling.
Listing NGR: SP0448590995
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