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Selly Manor originally stood on Selly Hill near the junction of Bournbrook Road with Rookery Road. Apply for housing benefit glasgow It is known to have stood there in the 15th century, probably built by the Jouette family who

However the name Selly Manor is a misnomer: the house never was the manor house of Selly. Check housing benefit online That is thought to have stood on a moated site north-west of Five Gates Farm, now the maintenance

depot of Bournville Village Trust in Willow Road.


What housing benefit can i get The moat, which was built over about 1900 with the building of the Bournville estate, was not the usual rectangular or square shape typical of

However, by the late 19th century its earlier status was long gone and it was being rented out as three separate lodgings, known as The Rookeries, and falling into disrepair. How do i claim housing benefit and council tax With the rapid

development in the district of terraced rows the house was due to be demolished. Housing benefit payments over christmas George Cadbury decided to save it by having it removed in 1907 to Bournville village green.

Taken down piece by piece from 1912, it was to be over four years before the house was opened to the public in its new location. Benefit calculator housing The house is now a museum owned by Bournville Village Trust and

The centre of the district is the junction of Oak Tree Lane and the Bristol Road where the ‘original’ Selly oak tree stood. Housing benefit calculator ni This may have been a tree planted by John Rodway in what were then the

grounds of his Selly Oak House in 1830 to celebrate the coronation of William IV. Change address housing benefit However, dendrochronological dating of the stump gave a date of 1710-1720 for the tree. Apply online housing benefit In 1909 the dying tree

had to be felled, its roots damaged by the building of the nearby houses, now converted into shops. How to apply housing benefit uk The tree stump was ceremonially placed in Selly Oak Park where Kings Norton and Northfield

Urban District Council placed a plaque which read, ‘Butt of Old Oak Tree from which the name of Selly Oak was derived. Threshold for housing benefit Removed from Oak Tree Lane, Selly Oak 1909’. Housing benefit calculator newham The remains of both stump and

It may be that when the Bristol Road was turnpiked in 1727, the oak tree became a landmark at the crossroads with Oak Tree Lane/ Harborne Lane, leading to the addition of oak to the placename. How to cancel housing benefit online At

Left: Oil painting of ‘The Old Selly-Oak Tree’ by W Stone 1897. Housing and council tax benefit calculator The painting was made for the brewer William Butler (later of Mitchell & Butlers Ltd), and

hung in the old Oak Inn in Selly Oak. Housing benefit number glasgow This photograph was taken at the ‘Antiques for Everyone Fair’ at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham April 2005 and is believed by Wikipedia to have

Scant but definite evidence points to the presence of people in Selly Oak over five thousand years ago. How much is housing benefit for a single person In 1995 a small piece of neolithic worked flint was found at St Mary’s Hospice in

Raddlebarn Road, and near the River Rea at Dogpool Lane in Selly Park the blackened pebbles of a burnt mound are mysterious evidence of the Bronze Age. Housing benefit calculator london Excavations in the grounds of the hospice

Take a look at St Mary’s Church, built on Lodge Hill Road close to the centre of Selly Oak on land given by Joseph Ledsham, lord of the manor of Northfield. Council housing benefit calculator Standing prominently

on the hill, this Grade II Listed church was designed in the decorated gothic style by the Birmingham architect Edward Holmes whose wife Ann is commemorated by a stained glass window of The

The construction uses two colours of sandstone, some of which was quarried at Weoley Castle. Housing benefit and council tax There is an interesting arrangement of the clerestory windows. Housing benefit christmas payments St Mary’s was consecrated in 1861 at a

There are a number of stained glass windows given in memory of various members of the Elkington family, pioneers in electro-plating whose factory in Newhall Street was the home until c2000 of the

The church opened with a single bell by John Warner of London with five more were added in 1865. What do i need to claim housing benefit Some twenty years later the ring was augmented to eight with the addition of a new treble and a

twelve hundredweight tenor also by Warner in celebration of Queen Victoria’s Jubilee in 1887. Housing benefit number doncaster In common with most Birmingham towers, the bells here were recast with scientific tuning, these by

In 1941 during the Second World War a German incendiary bomb went through the roof and in 1959 extensive repairs also had to be undertaken to repair dry rot damage and repairs to the spire.

During this restoration the rood cross and beam beneath the chancel arch were removed; it was a time when Victorian tastes were very much out of vogue and part of a great decluttering. Northern ireland housing benefit Other

modernisation included removing the high altar into the Lady Chapel and its replacement with an altar table; stained glass was removed from the chancel to allow in more light. How much savings can i have to claim housing benefit There is a

traditional eagle lectern in oak stone, a panelled stone pulpit and in the baptistery an octagonal stone font designed by W Butterfield, its cover by the Bromsgrove Guild. Housing council tax benefit Burials took place here

from the opening of the church, but the churchyard closed in 1899 when Lodge Hill Cemetery was opened, although burials continued in family graves until 1954. Housing benefit rules and regulations The Parks Department took control of

An interesting development was the Selly Oak Institute set up in 1894 as a Quaker meeting house by George Cadbury. Housing benefit number wakefield Later there was a gymnastics club, dance classes, social clubs

At some time in the early 19th century, possibly earlier, Kings Norton had a workhouse built on the Old Square at the west end of Kings Norton Green. Housing benefit am i entitled In 1836 the Kings Norton Poor Law Union was

The workhouse on the Green was extended. Nil income housing benefit In 1870, a new workhouse was built on the north side of Raddlebarn Road to the design of Edward Holmes. Housing benefit houses to rent In 1897 an infirmary was built south-east of the

The workhouse buildings were extended to the west in 1902 with a new entrance block, ward block, clothes store, sewing room, and a wood-chopping shed. Claim for housing benefit and council tax form In 1911 King’s Norton Union amalgamated with

Tiverton Road Council School was opened in 1906 by Kings Norton & Northfield Urban District Council with accommodation for 510 children; it was reorganised in 1931 for

juniors and infants only. How much housing benefit is a single person entitled to Accommodation was provided in Bournbrook Congregational Church 1952; in the same year the former St Wulstan’s CofE School adjoining the site in Dawlish Road was taken

From the late 19th century Selly Oak was largely developed with working-class housing, mostly in terraces of small houses. How much housing benefit am i entitled to Situated as it is adjacent to Birmingham University, it now houses a

substantial number of students in some 1500 houses. Housing benefit enquiry number During ther second half of the 20th century Selly Oak has suffered from a planning blight. Council tax and housing benefit The Bristol Road is a dual carriageway almost from

the City Centre to Selly Oak and from Selly Oak southwards. How do i qualify for housing benefit Traffic congestion increased dramatically in the last years of the century to the point was the Bristol Road, the focus and main

shopping centre of the district, was becoming gridlocked. Housing benefit calculator 2015 16 Uncertainty as to the outcome of various proposals was detrimental to the area. Change of address housing benefit Work is now underway to by-pass the single-carriageway