New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

The Friday Photo: Junction House

Posted November 29th, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

This weeks the Friday photo features Junction House which is Grade II listed and dates back to 1796. It was a tollhouse and still to this day has a board on the front of the house showing how much people had to ...

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The Friday Photo

Posted March 1st, 2013 by Tracey Thorne with 1 Comment

Guillotine Lock photograph by Tracey Thorne This was a surprise find Guillotine Stop Lock  in Kings Norton. It originally was used to control river levels on the Stratford Upon Avon Canal where it meets the  Worcester & Birmingham Canal.  The Canal & River ...

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Birmingham Council Boundaries from 1838 to 1931

Posted April 2nd, 2010 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Birmingham Council Boundary Changes 1838 to 1931 Sometimes you spot some things that are surprisingly mundane and interesting.  This map charting the growth of Birmingham’s local authority to 1938 fits into that category and comes from the website and the 1964 book ...

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