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West Bromwich’s Manor House open for Bank Holiday

Posted April 30th, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 6 Comments
Manor House, West Bromwich. Image courtesy of Sandwell Council website

Manor House, West Bromwich. Image courtesy of Sandwell Council website

The Manor House, a medieval building in West Bromwich, has been closed to the public for years and is only open for designated events and open days – including this Sunday and Monday (2nd and 3rd May). The building is currently undergoing a restoration by Sandwell Council who hope that the Grade I listed building can become a visitor attraction and community venue.

Built by the de Marnham family in the late 1200s as the centre of their farming estate, the Great Hall is now the only part of the original complex that survives, although over many years the original building was added to. You can find out more about the Bank Holiday events here.

The house will also be the site of an survey by archaeologists who hope to establish the purpose of a series of tunnels under the house that were uncovered during the restoration. Find out more here.

6 Responses to “West Bromwich’s Manor House open for Bank Holiday”

  1. John Fawcett June 11, 2013

    Can you please tell me when you are open because this sounds and looks a fantastic place to visit….Thank you….john


  2. andrea hubball May 20, 2013

    how do I find out when there are things going one at the Manor house?


  3. Suzanne Carter September 11, 2012

    Hi Eddie. Great to hear your memories. Suzanne


  4. eddie September 11, 2012

    I worked there many years back when it was a “poachers pocket”… even had my wedding reception there…. there was a strange something about it then…. you always felt like someone was looking out for you… the back stairs from the kitchen to the function room was really cold… does anyone else remember the minstral gallery and the back room there??


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