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Historic clock towers across Birmingham and the West Midlands

This feature is devoted to a showcase of the wonderful historic clock towers across Birmingham and the West Midlands that are available for people to go and enjoy.

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Birmingham - A wonderful city with a great mix of amazing historic buildings

Here, through features, galleries, maps and tours, we'd like to introduce you to some of the wonderful historic builds and architecture on show in and across Birmingham. 

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National Trust properties around the West Midlands region

This feature from our community looks at houses and gardens that you can visit in the West Midlands Region that are owned by the National Trust. Take a look, then go and visit.

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Old Turn Junction - Canal Feature in the City Centre

Old Turn Junction is where the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal starts off the Birmingham Mainline Canal. It is by the Utilita Arena Birmingham, The Malt House and Brindleyplace.

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Cambrian Wharf

Cambrian Wharf is where the original Brindley Canal spurred off the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, it originally ran down to behind Great Charles Street, now all gone.

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Spearmint Rhino (64 Hagley Road)

This red brick building at 64 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham is occupied by a nightclub called Spearmint Rhino. The house dates to the early 19th century and is a Grade II listed building.

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Harborne Hall - A Birmingham & West Midlands Gem!

Harborne Hall is a gem of a Birmingham building, located in old Harborne Village on Old Church Road, near St Peter's Church. Dates to at least 1800. But was added to over the years.

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Bishops Croft, Harborne - A Birmingham & West Midlands Gem!

A gem of a Grade II listed building located in Harborne is Bishops Croft. Off Old Church Road, now home of the Bishop of Birmingham. Dates to circa 1780. Was built for Thomas Green.

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The Black Eagle Public House

The Black Eagle Public House is a lovely traditional pub to be found in Soho. 

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Dudley Town Hall and Dudley Council House - A Dudley & West Midlands Gem!

Two civic buildings in Dudley. Dudley Town Hall is a Grade II* listed building, built from 1924-28. While Dudley Council House is Grade II listed built 1934-35. 

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The former Dudley Museum & Art Gallery (1883 - 2016)

Dudley Museum & Art Gallery was built during 1883-84 by Bateman and Corser of Birmingham, on the corner of St James's Road and Priory Street. Closed in 2016, Grade II listed 2022.

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Statue of the Earl of Dudley - A Dudley & West Midlands Gem!

The Statue of the Earl of Dudley is on the bottom of Castle Street, near The Broadway in Dudley Town Centre. Grade II listed, dated to 1888 by C B Birch. Depicts William Ward, 1st Earl.

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Statue of Duncan Edwards - A Dudley & West Midlands Gem!

The statue of former Manchester United footballer Duncan Edwards (1936-58) at the Dudley Market Place. By James Butler, 1999, it was restored and relocated in 2015.

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The Archives and Local History Centre, Dudley - A Dudley & West Midlands Gem!

The Archives is on Tipton Road in Dudley near Black Country Living Museum. Dudley Museum at The Archives. Home of the Black Country Global Geopark Headquarters. Built 2012-14.

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Acocks Green Baptist Church - Culture, history and faith

Acocks Green Baptist Church is on Yardley Road and Alexander Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham. The first building opened in 1903, followed by the main church in 1913, and the hall of 1924.

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The Old Fire Station, Acocks Green - A Birmingham & West Midlands Gem!

A former fire station on Alexander Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham. Built in 1921, closed in 1993. Later used as offices. Might be a private residence now.

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Acocks Green Police Station - A Birmingham & West Midlands Gem!

Acocks Green Police Station was built on Yardley Road in Acocks Green, Birmingham in 1909. For the Worcestershire Police. West Midlands Police from 1974. Grade II listed building from 2019.

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Haden Hill House & Park - A Sandwell & West Midlands Gem!

Haden Hill Park is located between Halesowen and Old Hill in Sandwell, West Midlands. Haden Hill House now a museum was the home of George Alfred Haden Haden-Best from 1877 to 1921.

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Bishop Asbury Museum - A Sandwell & West Midlands Gem!

Bishop Asbury Cottage is on Newton Road, Great Barr in Sandwell. An 18th century cottage, was the boyhood home of Francis Asbury, the first American Methodist Bishop.

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West Bromwich Manor House Museum - A Sandwell & West Midlands Gem!

Bromwich Hall is a Manor House dating to circa 1300, located near Stone Cross in Sandwell, to the north of West Bromwich. A Grade I listed building. Now a museum. Restored in the 1960s.

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Church Tavern, Perry Barr - A Birmingham & West Midlands Gem!

The Church Tavern is a public house on Church Road in Perry Barr, Birmingham, near Perry Park.  Now owned by Sizzling Pubs. Built 1936-37. Architect H W Hobbiss. Fuzzy Ed's here also.

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Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery - A Sandwell & West Midlands Gem!

Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery is a Victorian art gallery in Wednesbury, Sandwell, West Midlands.  Built in 1891. It is known for it's Ruskin Pottery collection

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Wednesbury Town Hall - A Sandwell & West Midlands Gem!

A Town Hall located in Wednesbury, Sandwell, West Midlands. Built by the Loxton Brothers from 1866 to 1872, it first opened in 1874. The Neo-Georgian front dated 1913.

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Wednesbury Clock Tower - A Sandwell & West Midlands Gem!

Wednesbury Clock Tower was built in 1911 to commemorate the coronation of King George V. It was designed by Charles William Davies Joynson. A Grade II listed building.

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The Mount Beulah Apostolic Church, Aston - Culture, history and faith

Located on the Witton Road in Aston is The Mount Beulah Apostolic Church. A member of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Apostolic Inc. 

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