Welcome To Barr And Aston History Society Website

Perry Hall, an Elizabethan gabled mansion is dated from the late 15th century and was located in Perry Hall Park.   The contents of the building were sold in 1928 and the building was demolished soon after.  The moat was used as a boating pool for many years after the demolition of the house.  The Park, Moat And Bridges Still Remain Today and is visited by many people.

Perry Hall Photos (External Site)

Great Barr Hall is an 18th-century mansion situated at Pheasey, Walsall, on the border with Great Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, England. It has associations with the Lunar Society and is a Grade II* listed building. It is, however, in a very poor state of repair and is on the Buildings at Risk Register.

Aston Hall is a Grade I listed Jacobean house in Aston, Birmingham, England, designed by John Thorpe and built between 1618 and 1635. It is a leading example of the Jacobean prodigy house.

 

In 1864 the house was bought by Birmingham Corporation, becoming the first historic country house to pass into municipal ownership, and is still owned by Birmingham City Council. It is now a community museum managed by the Birmingham Museums Trust and is open to the public during the summer months, after a major renovation completed in 2009.

If you wish to download a map or the above programme please see downloads below.

PERRY HALL  (PERRY BARR)

GREAT BARR HALL

ASTON HALL

PHOTOGRAPHS ON THIS PAGE HAVE BEEN REPRODUCED WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE LIBRARY OF BIRMINGHAM—ALSO THANKS GOES TO THE GUYS ON THE 4TH FLOOR WHO GAVE US THE HELP WITH THE LOCATING OF THESE PICTURES.  APPRECIATED.

We meet on the 2nd Monday Of Each Month excluding July and August from 7:30pm till 9:30pm at The Great Barr War Memorial Hall (corner of Birmingham Road and Chapel Lane, (entrance in Chapel Lane).  Join us for a trip down memory lane.  Everyone is welcome, why not try us out as a visitor.