William Dargue A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y
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
For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.