||Listing: The Merry Hill, Trysull Road, Merry Hill.
Comment: An L-shaped plan which responds well to its
prominent corner site in a local shopping centre.
At first sight very conventional, with a brick ground floor, and
half timbered above. In fact it is carefully detailed: beautiful
thin orange-brown bricks with occasional blues, laid in Sussex bond.
The timber work is done with sure judgement, with curving cross
braces at the ends and a little decorative work in the square
panels. All is topped by a sprocketed hipped roof and well placed