THE MONUMENT (OBSERVATORY)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1076123
Date first listed:
25-Apr-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Jul-1982
Statutory Address:
THE MONUMENT (OBSERVATORY), WATERWORKS ROAD, EDGBASTON B16

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE MONUMENT (OBSERVATORY), WATERWORKS ROAD, EDGBASTON B16

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

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 04768 86277

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/02/2013

SP 0488 SE 36/16 5104 25.4.52

WATERWORKS ROAD Edgbaston B16 The Monument (Observatory)

(Formerly listed under Monument Road)

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
217750
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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