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The Close at Westhill College

A Grade II Listed Building in Weoley, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4334 / 52°26'0"N

Longitude: -1.9488 / 1°56'55"W

OS Eastings: 403578

OS Northings: 281710

OS Grid: SP035817

Mapcode National: GBR 5NT.LL

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.53MD

Entry Name: The Close at Westhill College

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1291077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216814

Location: Birmingham, B29

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Weoley

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Selly Oak

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

(west side)
Selly Oak B29
The Close
Nos 1 to 5 (consec)
at Westhill College
SP 08 SW 11/9
1911-13 by W Alexander Harvey and W Graham Wicks, built as memorial housing
for the Society of Friends. An effective group of 3 buildings on the south
side of a green and backing on to a lawn to south. Arts and Craft cottage
style with particularly mellow red brickwork. Hipped and gable end clay
tile roofs. Prominent chimney stacks, most external with coupled star section
shafts or coupled square shafts. Nos 1 and 2 and 4 and 5 as L plan blocks
with hipped rectangular bay casement dormers and outshut porches in angles
of wings; leaded casements with header reliving arches. No 3, isolated
to centre but linked to flanking blocks by tile coped arcade pierced screen
walls, has large off-centre timber framed 2-storey gabled porch the gable
jettied, as is first floor, with drop finials.

Listing NGR: SP0357881710

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

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