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© Mr J J Sheridan LRPS

IoE Number: 217294
Location: THE CLOCK TOWER COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTRE, HIGH STREET B17
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr J J Sheridan LRPS
Date Photographed: 03 December 2000
Date listed: 08 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II

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HIGH STREET5104Harborne B17The Clock TowerCommunity Education

HIGH STREET 1. 5104 Harborne B17 The Clock Tower Community Education Centre and No 106 SP 08 SW 11/25 II 2. Circa 1885 by Martin and Chamberlain, and built as a school. Red brick and terracotta with minimum stone dressings; tile roof with decorative ridge tiles. Asymmetrical composition partly of one and partly of 2 storeys; 6 bays, with a tower in the third. Bay one is No 106 the former master's house with ground floor canted bay window and tripartite first floor window beneath a half-hipped roof. Set back on the left of this, the gabled entrance bay with pointed-arched door. Bay 2 is broad, gabled and 2 storeys high, its ground and first floor windows separated from one another by a band of decorative brickwork and set within a shallow pointed arched recess. The clock tower with the principal entrance to the school, 2 tiers of lancet openings and clock faces beneath gablets rising into the spire zone; spire with lucarnes and a fanciful finial. The fourth and fifth bays each with broad pointed casement windows within gables projecting into the roof. The sixth bay is 2-storeyed with a half-hipped roof and mostly pointed windows, some narrow and some broader.

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