Benson Junior School

9 Jul 2000
Benson Junior School, Benson Road B18, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 5TD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5104 Winson Green B18 Benson Junior School SP 08 NW 6/1 II GV 2.

Circa 1890. Brown brick and buff terracotta dressings. Central spire with, to Allens Road, 6 gabled bays, that on the left treated differently from the others and that on the right smaller than these. Each gable with a big pointed arched window with mullions and flanking smaller lights as though Palladian windows; the small gable on the right with a single pointed arched window. Between bays 3 and 4 the tower rises above a modern brick addition.

Square base turning octagonal by means of broaches. Gables to east and west along the long axis and then an octagonal slated spire rising in 4 stages, the 2nd louvred and the fourth a little cupola with iron finial. On the return, 4 similar gabled bays, the fourth advanced.

Listing NGR: SP0478688893


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1836 IOE Records taken by J J Sheridan; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr J J Sheridan. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Sheridan, J J

Rights Holder: Sheridan, J J


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