Old Grammar School, 81 Kings Norton Green
Old Grammar School, 81 Kings Norton Green, Birmingham, West Midlands B38 8RU View on map
Late 15th century house, probably built as the priests house to St Nicholas Church, used as a place of learning. Half-timbered first floor, with faint remnants of Tudor decoration throughout. Schoolmaster and Puritan Thomas Hall taught here from 1629 - 1662. Subjected to decay and vandalism from the 1950s, it was restored after winning the 2004 BBC TV series ' Restoration'. Forms part of Saint Nicolas Place, a group of surviving 15th century buildings which include a Tudor Merchant’s House and church.
Monday - Saturday, 9am-4pm. Tours can be booked outside of these times too.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
From M42, turn north at junction 2, A441 towards Birmingham city centre. At fourth traffic island turn first left into The Green. Rail: Kings Norton (10 minute walk). Bus: Nos 18, 45, 49, 84, 145 and 146.
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes