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Kings Norton Old Grammar School and Saracen's Head

Kings Norton Old Grammar School and Saracen's Head

Winners of BBC2 Restoration 2004 - now known as St Nicolas Place

Birmingham Libraries are proud to have supported the campaign to save Kings Norton Old Grammar School and the medieval house known as the Saracen's Head in the BBC2 Restoration series in 2004.

You can find out more from the BBC web site and the King's Norton Team Parish web site.

More photographs of the Saracen's Head and the Old Grammar School from Birmingham Libraries collection.

The local history collection at Kings Norton Library includes photographs of the Old Grammar School and Saracen's Head

TheThomas Hall Library, formerly housed in the Old Grammar School, where Thomas Hall was a teacher and curate, contains about 1140 volumes, mainly seventeenth century theological works. It is now part of the Early and Fine Printing Collection at Birmingham Central Library.

For more details about the buildings, please see www.kingsnorton.org.uk

There were 21 properties competing for the 2004 award. The others in the Midlands heat were:

  • Newstead Abbey, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire - home of Lord Byron
  • Bawdsey Radar Station, Felixstowe

Kings Norton Library
Early Printing Collection: Atlases and Parish Libraries
Images of Saracens Head Kings Norton
Images of Kings Norton Old Grammar School