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Friday Photo: Steelhouse Lane Lock Up 

11 Aug 17

Today’s Friday photo is the Steelhouse Lane Lock Up.


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The Cadbury Barn: loved and lost 

7 Aug 17

The ‘Cadbury Barn’, in Manor Farm Park.


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Friday Photo: Victorian Public Convenience, Livery Street/Lionel Street. 

4 Aug 17

Today’s Friday Photo is a cast iron Victorian Urinal built in an Arch of Snowhill Railway Bridge, positioned on the corner of Livery Street and Lionel Street.


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Friday Photo- Lightwoods House  

28 Jul 17

Although, this post says it’s by Anne-Marie Hayes, I’m in fact an imposter, because this is Dave Evetts’ first ever Friday Photo post for Birmingham Conservation Trust, and it’s a good one! Lightwoods House in Bearwood faces Harborne across…


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Friday Photo- The Grosvenor Room at the Grand Hotel 

23 Jul 17

You may remember a couple of years ago, I did a Friday Photo on the Grand’s exterior.


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Friday Photo: Our Lady Help of Christians 

16 Jul 17

This weeks Friday photo is Our Lady Help of Christians in Tile Cross.


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Friday Photo: The Moat House Sutton Coldfield 

7 Jul 17

Today’s Friday photo is the Grade II* listed Moat House situated on the Lichfield Road in Sutton Coldfield.


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Friday Photo- Summer Lane 

30 Jun 17

I took this photo on a sunny morning in February of this year, and I just thought it had so much potential to be brought back to life.


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Friday Photo: St Michael and All Angels’ Church 

23 Jun 17

Today’s Friday photo is of the sleepy little church of St Michael and All Angels in Cofton Hackett.


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Friday Photo: Collingwood Centre, Pheasey. 

17 Jun 17

Today’s Friday photo is the Collingwood Centre in Pheasey, Great Barr.


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Friday Photo- Deakin and Francis Building, the home of James Watt! 

9 Jun 17

Nestled away in the Jewellery Quarter is the former home of the steam engine inventor and co-father of the Industrial Revolution, James Watt, who lived here between 1777-1790.


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Friday Photo: RC Church of St Dunstan 

2 Jun 17

Today’s Friday photo is of the Roman Catholic church of St Dunstan in Kings Heath.


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Friday Photo: Ss Peter and Paul Church, Aston-juxta-Birmingham 

26 May 17

Today’s Friday photo is the church of Ss Peter and Paul, Aston-juxta-Birmingham.


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Friday Photo- Saturday Bridge 

19 May 17

Today’s Friday Photo should probably be aptly called ‘Saturday’ photo.


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Friday Photo: Clent Hills 

12 May 17

Today’s Friday photo was taken at the summit of the Clent Hills, just south west of Birmingham, with views over towards Dudley and the Black Country.


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Friday Photo: Aston Tavern 

5 May 17

Today’s Friday photo is of the Aston Tavern pub on Aston Hall Road, opposite the St Peter and St Paul church and a short walk from Aston Hall and Villa Park.


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Friday Photo- Minworth Greaves Farm 

28 Apr 17

You’ve probably heard of 14th-century Minworth Greaves which is now located next to Selly Manor in Bournville, originally situated in Minworth as its name suggests, but Minworth Greaves Farm may not be so familiar.


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Friday Photo: Lickey Hills 

21 Apr 17

Today’s Friday photo was taken at the Lickey Hills, which has been a designated Country Park since 1971.


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Friday Photo: former IMI gatehouse, Perry Barr. 

14 Apr 17

Today’s Friday photo is the newly grade II listed gatehouse to the former IMI factory on Wellhead Lane.


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Friday Photo: Lifford Hall 

31 Mar 17

Today’s Friday photo is Lifford Hall in Kings Norton.


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The Friday Photo: Holy Trinity Parish Church, Sutton Coldfield 

24 Mar 17

Today’s Friday photo is Holy Trinity Parish Church Sutton Coldfield.


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Friday Photo- Old Snow Hill 

17 Mar 17

I often pass this building located on Constitution Hill, but it wasn’t until my sister pointed it out to me that I decided to photograph it for this week’s Friday Photo.


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Friday Photo: Rowheath Pavilion 

10 Mar 17

Today’s Friday photo was taken within the grounds of Rowheath Pavilion in Bournville.


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Friday Photo: Lucy Worsley 

3 Mar 17

This week’s Friday photo is a departure from our normal historic site, as it features the wonderful Lucy Worsley – historian, author, Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, BBC presenter and all round history icon.


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Friday Photo- Wiggins Hill Bridge 

25 Feb 17

Wiggins Hill Bridge sits over the Birmingham Fazeley Canal in Sutton Coldifeld, located in Minworth between Curdworth and Wishaw.