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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.


List entry Number: 1076738



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


District: Solihull

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Meriden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jul-1976

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218209

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BIRMINGHAM ROAD 1. 5108 MERIDEN (North-East Side) Forest Hall (Formerly listed under Main Road) SP 2382 23/354 11.11.52. II* GV

2. Designed by Joseph Bonomi, built 1788 for the Woodmen of Arden archery club founded 1785. Stone hipped Welsh slated roof with wide bracketted eaves. 1 storey, central canted bay, 3 tall round arched French windows either side with shutters. 2 large rooms, 1 original, 1 added as ballroom 1845, contain C18 busts, fine one of Wriothesley Digby by Nollekins. Ornamental plaster ceilings. VCH, IV, p 148.

Forest Hall, Pavilion and Workshop form a group.

Listing NGR: SP2351582512

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947), 148

National Grid Reference: SP 23515 82512


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