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The Endwood

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Completed  1820 (1820)
Opened  1820
Town or city  Birmingham
Country  England
Floor count  3
Floors  3
Designation  Listed building
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Former names  Church Hill House Hill House Hotel Endwood Hotel
Type  Public House (former residence)
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The Endwood is a disused grade II listed public house on Hamstead Road, in the Handsworth Wood district of Birmingham, England.


Map of The Endwood, 316 Hamstead Rd, Birmingham B20 2RA, UK

The three-storey building was constructed as a private residence, Church Hill House, in 1820, when Handsworth Wood was part of Staffordshire. It has a stucco finish, a slate roof and porch with doric columns.

Around the 1880s, it was occupied by the Muntz family, George Frederic Muntz' second son William Henry Muntz having married Alice Parker, the second daughter of its occupant, George Parker, in 1846.

It subsequently became a hotel, known as the Hill House Hotel and then the Endwood Hotel, before being purchased in 1937 by the brewers Butlers of Wolverhampton, who used it as a pub. That company, and thus the Endwood, was acquired by Mitchells & Butlers in 1960.

It was given listed building status in July 1982.

In June 2015, a planning application was submitted to Birmingham City Council, for use of the building as an education centre. A 2001 proposal to convert the building into flats was dismissed.

The building sits immediately opposite the site of the defunct Handsworth Wood railway station (1896–1941), and the railway line passes beneath the house in a short tunnel. St Mary's Church (Norman, rebuilt 1820) and Handsworth Park (1880s) are also nearby to the south, as is the A4040 road to the north.

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