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Handsworth Hall (University of Aston)

A Grade II Listed Building in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217086

Location: Birmingham, B20

County: Birmingham

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

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Listing Text

Handsworth Wood B20
Handsworth Hall
(University of Aston)
(formerly listed as
Handsworth College)
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

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

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