New Futures for Birmingham`s Historic Buildings

Friday Photo – Sandwell Priory

Posted May 9th, 2020 by Anne-Marie Hayes with No Comments

This week’s Friday Photo is of the remains of the mid-12th century Sandwell Priory, once a Medieval Benedictine Monastery. Built by William, son of Guy de Offeni, Lord of the Manor of West Bromwich, the priory name derives from ‘Sand Well’, a ...

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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 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 ...

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Sandwell wants to get shut of historic gates.

Posted November 4th, 2008 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 17 Comments

Soho Foundry – home of the Henry Pooley Gates (image from Wikipedia) Apparently Sandwell council will be pleased to see the famous Grade II Henry Pooley Gates held at the Avery Museum at Soho Foundry (part of the “Silicon Valley of the 18th ...

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