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Methodist Central Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4837 / 52°29'1"N

Longitude: -1.8925 / 1°53'33"W

OS Eastings: 407395

OS Northings: 287312

OS Grid: SP073873

Mapcode National: GBR 627.1K

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.4TVW

Entry Name: Methodist Central Hall

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217015

Location: Birmingham, B4

County: Birmingham

Locality: Ladywood

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Philip Birmingham

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

Listing Text

CORPORATION STREET
1.
5104
(east side)
City Centre B2
Nos 196 to 224 (even)
and Methodist Central
Hall (formerly listed as
Central Hall)
SP 0787 SW 30/6 21.1.70
II* GV
2.
Includes Nos 1, 3 and 5 (odd) Ryder Street. 1903-4, be E and J A Harper. Red
brick and terracotta. Three storeys; 5 bays to the left, 7 to the right,
of the tall slender tower. Ground floor with shops (nos 208, 214, 216 and
220 with their original shop fronts) and the deep arched entrance porch with
excellent figure carving over and within it. To the left, couplets of depressed
arched windows above tall canted bay windows; to the right, the main hall
on the 1st floor represented by large round-arched traceried windows above
small bow windows. Across the top a parapet and little polygonal turrets,
their capping differing between left and right. The tower rises square and
sheer almost to the top where its elaboration of detail matches that of the
lower facades. The return on Ryder Street is similar and has more original
shop fronts eg No 5 and especially No 3 on the corner.

Listing NGR: SP0741687337

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