Great Barr

Collection by Ian Hewlett

41 
Pins
 • 
6 
Followers
Ian Hewlett
 Discover the world through photos. Perry Hall, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Local History, Palaces, Birmingham, Castles, Homes, Mansions

Panoramio is no longer available

Photo-sharing community. Discover the world through photos.

Lunar - Photo of the Abandoned Great Barr Colony (St Margaret's Hospital) St Margaret, Walsall, Historian, Abandoned Places, Family History, Birmingham, Colonial, Saints, England

Lunar - Photo of the Abandoned Great Barr Colony (St Margaret's Hospital)

© Tom Kirsch, https://opacity.us

Great Barr Park Colony Walsall, West Bromwich, My Roots, West Midlands, Local History, Birmingham, England, Park, Parks

Great Barr Hall

Great Barr Park Colony A fastinating potted history of the hall is provided by The Workhouse web site (http://www.workhouses.org.uk/WalsallJC/). In 1911, the Walsall and West Bromwich unions set up a Joint Committee for providing care for certain categories of paupers away from the main workhouse. In the same year, the Committee purchased Great Barr Hall…

Peaks - Photo of the Abandoned Great Barr Colony (St Margaret's Hospital) Sutton Coldfield, St Margaret, Full Size Photo, Walsall, West Midlands, Brooklyn Bridge, Birmingham, Colonial, Abandoned

Peaks - Photo of the Abandoned Great Barr Colony (St Margaret's Hospital)

© Tom Kirsch, https://opacity.us

 Geograph Browser :: {West Midlands} -- page 6 :: Image Birmingham England, West Midlands, Old Buildings, Barcelona Cathedral, Oasis, Travel, Life, Image, Vest

Great Barr parish church © Adrian Bailey cc-by-sa/2.0

An oasis of semi-peace (the M6 is too close to be ignored) in the West Midlands conurbation.