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Selly Manor & Minworth Greaves, Bournville.

Selly Manor & Minworth Greaves, Bournville.

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Hidden Bournville - Heritage Talk at Selly Manor Museum Thursday 5th July, 7pm Join expert and Bournville Society Chairman Bob Booth as he reveals rare photographs of Bournville and the stories. Bournville Village Trust (BVT) residents receive free entry to Selly Manor Museum. If children of BVT residents wish to take part in activities during Easter then normal admission charges apply to.

  Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves Two old houses from the Tudor period moved by the Cadbury family to the Bournville village (now within Birmingham) in the late 19th century. Selly Manor is Grade II listed and is located on Sycamore Road in Bournville, Birmingham. Selly Manor, Birmingham - British Listed Buildings. ClViews: 15K. Bournville (/ ˈ b ɔːr n v ɪ l /) is a model village on the south side of Birmingham, England, best known for its connections with the Cadbury family and chocolate – including a dark chocolate bar branded ically in northern Worcestershire, it is also a ward within the council constituency of Selly Oak and home to the Bournville Centre for Visual y: England.

Minworth Greaves is a timber cruck-framed, Grade II listed building in Bournville, an area of Birmingham, England. It is thought to date from the 14th-century or earlier, possibly as early as It is owned by the Bournville Village Trust. Minworth Greaves is situated next to Selly Manor, and is run as part of Selly Manor Museum. Win a FREE CADBURY'S CHOCOLATE bundle by signing up to the brand new Selly Manor Museum e-newsletter! Packed full of information, our regular e-newsletter will feature events information, special.


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Minworth Greaves is a year old medieval hall house and like Selly Manor, it was not always on this site. Minworth Greaves was originally 14 miles away in Minworth, Warwickshire. When George Cadbury was organising the re-building of Selly Manor, he sent his architect, William Harvey, into the local countryside to salvage any glass, wood and.

Minworth Greaves 12 13 When architect William Alexander Harvey was planning the rebuilding of Selly Bournville. book in Bournville he realised the need for suitable materials to repair the old house. in the fourteenth century.

Adjoining the medieval hall, at one Selly Manor & Minworth Greaves, was a later larger timber framed building possibly built in the sixteenth century. We also have a guide book on Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves for sale which described how the buildings were moved and rebuilt, and contains information on past occupants of the house and how it changed over time.

Our gift shop stocks many beautiful ranges of gifts which include scarves, candles, stationery, children’s toys and much more. Selly Manor. Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves: two half-timbered buildings moved to the site by George Cadbury. Tudor garden. To Bournville Station Bus: 11A/C, 83, 84, 85, Car/coach: Follow signs for Cadbury World.

Links and Books. Selly Manor Museum and Minworth Greaves, Bournville Sitting on their corner plot in the lovely village of Bournville, looking for all the world as if they had been there for centuries but you'd be wrong in thinking so as all is not as it seems.

The larger of the two buildings, a 14th Century manor house originally stood on a site near Bournebrook and was bought, dismantled and re-constructed by George Cadbury in the early 20th Century, The smaller building Minworth Greaves (see above) was purchased for its timber as it was thought they could be used in the re-construction.

The Blue Badge is the UK’s highest guiding qualification. The training is detailed and comprehensive. Cadbury’s had already moved the old timber-framed Selly Manor House to their Bournville site, and it was there in the s that the old timbers from the house at Greaves were used to create the splendid medieval hall house known as Minworth Greaves, opened to the public in Author: Roger Lea.

Selly Manor Museum is the perfect romantic wedding venue for your civil ceremony. From start to finish the beautiful 15 th century timber framed building has everything you need for a dream ceremony.

Ceremonies are held in the medieval cruck framed hall, Minworth Greaves, which has ancient oak beams and flagstone floor. Bournville B30 Minworth Greaves Manor SP SE 56/9 52 II GV 2.

In part probably C14 and re-erected here under the supervision of W Alexander Harvey in with the use of much old material specially collected for the purpose. A museum sinceSelly Manor has welcomed thousands of visitors and schools, giving people of all ages a chance to immerse themselves in our, and Bournville’s, history.

Our team of dedicated staff care for the museum’s collection and archives, and are on hand to answer your questions when you visit us. Selly Manor Museum is a collection of two timber-framed buildings, Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves, which were moved to Bournville Village from other locations in the West Midlands.

Selly Manor was a manor and farm house in Selly Oak, and moved to Bournville between and It is owned by the Bournville Village Trust. Minworth Greaves is situated next to Selly Manor, and is run as part of Selly Manor Museum. It was originally built in Minworth, near Sutton Coldfield Address: Maple Road, Bournville.

A project was then undertaken to have the buildings dismantled, moved and rebuilt in the garden village of Bournville where Selly Manor has stood since Minworth Greaves was rebuilt on the site in and is possibly the oldest building in Birmingham, dating from the s.

Selly Manor is home to the Laurence Cadbury Collection of early furniture and domestic objects, mainly dating from 16th. Selly Manor is a timber framed Tudor manor. Saved from demolition by chocolate manufacturer George Cadbury the building was dismantled, moved piece by piece and rebuilt in in the historic garden village of Bournville in Birmingham.

Alongside the manor stands the medieval hall of Minworth Greaves rebuilt inwhilst both buildings are surrounded by a period garden. Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves are two ancient timber-framed manor houses moved to Bournville in the early 20th Century by the chocolate manufacturer George Cadbury.

They are two of Birmingham's oldest houses and are beautiful examples of medieval and Tudor architecture, surrounded by an authentic period garden. Our famous Santa's Grotto is now FULLY BOOKED Accessibility: The Craft Fair takes place in the medieval hall of Minworth Greaves which is on ground level and the ground floor of Selly Manor.

If you would like to know more or discuss accessibility then please call the Selly Manor. New stuff is happening on the Manors' website!. Come and explore with us!:) New links have been added this month to our website which now allow more access to our collections.

Due to the nature. Selly Manor Museum consists of two beautiful half-timbered buildings: a medieval hall house and a Tudor yeoman’s house. The buildings are home to a fantastic collection of furniture and objects, which make it possible for visitors to imagine that they have been transported to a time long ago.

Visitors can try on our stunning costumes, get to grips with our replica armour (if. The name is confusing as it is actually situated next to Selly Manor in Bournville. It was built years ago in Minworth near Sutton Coldfield but.

Selly Manor Museum, in the heart of Bournville village, is home to Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves, offering visitors the chance to step back in time to explore how people lived over years ago. The Museum is managed by Bournville Village Trust. For more information about Selly Manor Museum, click here.Selly Manor, now a museum accredited with Arts Council England, features an array of interesting artefacts, including Tudor-style costumes and armour, and rooms for visitors to explore.

The museum, which recently received £29, from the Heritage Lottery Fund, also features Minworth Greaves, a medieval hall which is believed to be years old.Although modest in size, Selly Manor remains one of Birmingham’s finest examples of traditional wattle and daub documented inSelly Manor and its accompanying building, Minworth Greaves, have had an interesting history, moving from their original locations to Bournville .