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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: METCHLEY ABBEY

List entry Number: 1076261

Location

METCHLEY ABBEY, 93, METCHLEY LANE B17

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: 217397

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

METCHLEY LANE 1. 5104 Selly Oak B17 No 93 (Metchley Abbey) (formerly listed as Metchley Abbey and Metchley Lodge Under Harborne) SP 08 SW 11/27 25.4.52 II* 2. Early C19 with later C19 additions. Stucco. In a Picturesque Gothic style. Two storeys; 6 bays; the fourth projecting and containing the porch, the outer ones with canted sides. All windows casements in moulded surrounds and mostly with Y- or intersecting tracery, though the ground floor window of bay 5 is of Palladian type. Parapet with blank quatrefoils and triplets of pointed arches. Polygonal chimney stacks. Interior with groined vault to the entrance hall, Gothic fireplaces, stairs, etc. To the left, a service wing. David Cox was a frequent visitor here, and later A E Greeman historian of the Norman Conquest, and Sir Granville Bantock lived here.



Listing NGR: SP0379684364

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National Grid Reference: SP 03796 84364

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