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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE MONUMENT (OBSERVATORY)

List entry Number: 1076123

Location

THE MONUMENT (OBSERVATORY), WATERWORKS ROAD, EDGBASTON B16

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jul-1982

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217750

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SP 0488 SE 36/16 5104

WATERWORKS ROAD Edgbaston B16 The Monument (Observatory) (Formerly listed under Monument Road)

25.4.52

II*

1758, and the folly of one John Perrot. Red brick; 6 storeys. Octagonal on a square base and with round stair turret attached. Single pointed window to each storey except the fifth, which has an oculus. The windows of the top storey within an arcade with stone dressings. Stone cornice and battlements. Interior: the top room has a complete Gothic plaster ceiling.



Listing NGR: SP0442783926

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National Grid Reference: SP 04768 86277

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