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IoE Number: 217208
Location: THE ORATORY, HAGLEY ROAD B16 (north side)
Photographer: Dr John Davis
Date Photographed: 24 June 2001
Date listed: 25 April 1952
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II*

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HAGLEY ROAD 1. 5104 (north side) Edgbaston B16 No 141 (The Oratory Priests' Home) (formerly listed as The Oratory) SP 0488 SE 36/2 25.4.52 II* GV 2. 185O-1. Red brick with stone dressings; slate roof. Three storeys; 5 bays with quoins left and right. In an Italian Renaissance style. Grould floor with central panelled door within stone surround with cornice and superimposed segment headed panel flanked by vaults and 4 windws with stone eared and corniced surrounds. Guilloche band at first floor level and a moulded band at first sill level. First floor with 5 windows, the central one with eared and corniced surround, the others with simple moulded surrounds. Cornice band at second floor level. Second floor with 5 almost square windows, the centre with eared surround, the others with simple surrounds. Eaves cornice with dentils and mouldings. The home from 1852 to 1890 of John Henry, Cardinal Newman with his rooms preserved in original condition.

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