Chad Hill

B15 - Grid reference SP046857

This is Harborne Road/ Chad Road in Edgbaston as it rises from the valley of Chad Brook to the Hagley Road. Chad Hill was also known as Hungry Hill; it was presumably a place of poverty. 

 
See also Chad Valley.

 William Dargue 01.08.2010

 

  

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For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.

See http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55193&sheetid=10091&ox=1782&oy=721&zm=1&czm=1&x=116&y=369