EPW005402 ENGLAND (1921). The Chapel of the Redeemer and the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Hagley Road, Birmingham, 1921

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Title [EPW005402] The Chapel of the Redeemer and the Church of the Immaculate Conception on Hagley Road, Birmingham, 1921
Reference EPW005402
Date March-1921
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Place name BIRMINGHAM
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 404603, 286027
Longitude / Latitude -1.9322290686877, 52.471787688941
National Grid Reference SP046860

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THIS 'FIVES' COURT NO LONGER EXISTS. DEMOLISHED TO PROVIDE EXTRA CAR PARKING SPACES.

Griffin
Thursday 15th of October 2020 07:04:53 PM
SPIRE OF ST THOMAS'S CHURCH, BATH ROW......STARTED IN 1826, CONSECRATED IN 1829....DIRECT HIT BY WWII BOMB LEAVING ONLY THE TOWER AND WEST FRONT STANDING......THIS IS THE LAST REMAINING EVIDENCE OF THE 'BIRMINGHAM BLITZ' DAMAGE...NOW FORMS THE BASIS OF THE 'PEACE GARDEN' MEMORIAL.

Griffin
Tuesday 12th of January 2016 11:25:14 AM
EDGBASTON ASSEMBLY ROOMS....FRANCIS ROAD....(LONG GONE)

Griffin
Tuesday 12th of January 2016 10:11:15 AM
KING EDWARD VI GRAMMAR SCHOOL..(BOYS)...(LONG DEMOLISHED WHEN THE UNDERPASS WAS CONSTRUCTED, THE BUILDINGS WERE BEING OCCUPIED BY 'GEORGE DIXON GRAMMAR SCHOOL')..KING EDWARDS FIVE WAYS (KEFW)MOVED TO A NEW SITE AT BARTLEY GREEN IN 1958.

Griffin
Friday 6th of November 2015 05:30:09 PM
CHAPEL OF THE REDEEMER.....No longer exists.....Now occupied by flats.

Griffin
Friday 6th of November 2015 05:07:58 PM
HIGHFIELD ROAD......THERE IS A BLUE PLAQUE ON No 4 (THE HIGHFIELD NURSERY & PRESCHOOL) STATING THAT JRR TOLKIEN USED TO LIVE THERE ALONG WITH HIS BROTHER, AFTER THEIR MOTHER HAD DIED OF TYPE 1 DIABETES. THEY USED TO WORSHIP AT THE ORATORY AND JRR TOLKIEN ATTENDED ST PHILIPS GRAMMAR SCHOOL 1902-3 (1900-2 AND 1903-11 ATTENDED KING EDWARD VI SCHOOL,(PRESUMABLY THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, FIVE WAYS)) BUT WORSHIPPED AND WAS AN ALTAR BOY 1902-11....THE LOCAL LANDMARKS OF 'PERROTT'S FOLLY' AND THE 'EDGBASTON WATERWORKS CHIMNEY TOWER' ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN THE INSPIRATION OF 'THE TWIN TOWERS' IN HIS BOOKS.

Griffin
Friday 6th of November 2015 05:05:07 PM
CONGREGATIONAL CHAPEL.....FRANCIS ROAD ...(LONG GONE)

Griffin
Friday 6th of November 2015 12:27:46 AM
Council House with clock tower (Big Brum)

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 02:15:48 PM
The Oratory priests' accommodation.....contains preserved room of Cardinal Newman....he inspired Edward Elgar and his 'Dream of Gerontius' work.

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 02:13:29 PM
Old St. Philips School building on Plough and Harrow Road. (Unoccupied but still standing)

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 02:07:16 PM
Birmingham Childrens' Hospital when it was on Ladywood Rd.

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 01:30:13 PM
'Fives' court. ('Fives' similar to 'Squash' but no rackets, just use palms of hand)

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 01:27:44 PM
Plough and Harrow Hotel.

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 01:22:43 PM
Building in front of Oratory...(cloister behind) was St Philips GS Assembly Hall upper storey, Gymnasium lower storey. Gym was original school classrooms. Could be partitioned with curtain screens.

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 01:20:10 PM
Old Frontage of St Philips Grammar School....(demolished late 60s/early 70s)..(Became St Philips 6th Form College....then Seminary College)

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 01:10:42 PM
site of Hagley Road Masonic Hall.....Now closed and property sold.

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 01:03:21 PM
now site of 'Hagley Court'

Griffin
Tuesday 13th of October 2015 01:01:08 PM

Martin
Monday 16th of December 2013 08:29:05 PM

PURCELL
Saturday 16th of November 2013 10:28:35 AM

PURCELL
Saturday 16th of November 2013 10:28:02 AM
St Philip's Grammar School boys at breaktime

PURCELL
Saturday 16th of November 2013 10:26:49 AM

Hauntboy
Saturday 13th of July 2013 12:57:07 AM

Hauntboy
Saturday 13th of July 2013 12:56:06 AM
St. Chads Hospital.

Ted
Sunday 4th of November 2012 03:51:22 PM
Chamberlain Gardens (it was renamed after Neville Chamberlain) On the corner of Monument Road and Ladywood Road

Humph3
Saturday 1st of September 2012 03:18:16 PM
The Oratory RC Church, Hagley Road

Humph3
Saturday 1st of September 2012 03:09:24 PM
It has no camouflage paint (still visible 2013) on the dome

PURCELL
Saturday 16th of November 2013 10:30:40 AM
I think this must be The Ivy Bush pub?

Terry Beck
Friday 29th of June 2012 03:16:08 PM
Quite right. used to pass it every day going to school.

Humph3
Saturday 1st of September 2012 03:07:12 PM

Steve Cemm
Wednesday 27th of June 2012 05:05:06 PM
Birmingham city centre

Steve Cemm
Wednesday 27th of June 2012 05:04:19 PM

User Comment Contributions

Hagley Road appears to be going uphill towards Five Ways? I guess this is merely an illusion.

Hauntboy
Saturday 13th of July 2013 12:58:59 AM