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Friday Photo: The War Stone

Posted February 19th, 2016 by Julie Webb with 1 Comment

  Today’s Friday photo is The War Stone rock in Warstone Lane Cemetery in the Jewellery Quarter.  It is a glacial erratic made from the volcanic rock felstone, which was carried here from its parent rock in Wales by glacial ice and deposited ...

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Their name liveth for evermore: Brandwood End Cemetery

Posted November 9th, 2013 by Joe Turner with 4 Comments

Brandwood End Cemetery (as featured in Tracey’s Friday Photo a couple of months ago) in Kings Heath is a fascinating and peaceful place to visit, especially at this time of year. It was opened in 1899 – by George Tallis, Chairman of ...

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Haunted Heritage – Warstone Lane Cemetery

Posted October 19th, 2012 by Birmingham Conservation Trust with 1 Comment

Warstone Lane cemetery in the Jewellery quarter dates from 1847, and is Grade II listed on the Register of Parks and Gardens of special Historic interest.       One of it’s main features is the 2 tiers of catacombs, which were required by the ‘Birmingham ...

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