New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Friday Photo: Barr Beacon War Memorial

Posted January 16th, 2015 by Julie Webb with No Comments

Today’s Friday photo is Barr Beacon War Memorial in Walsall, near the Birmingham boarder.  In 1919 the land of Barr Beacon was gifted to the local people by Lieutenant Colonel Wilkinson, who bought it after the break-up of the surrounding Great Barr ...

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Great Barr Hall

Posted July 24th, 2014 by Julie Webb with 5 Comments

Great Barr Hall is a grade II listed gothic revival mansion lying in 170 acres of historic parkland on the greenbelt between Birmingham, Sandwell and Walsall.  I grew up in the area and as a local resident I have always been interested ...

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