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85, 87 and 89, Colmore Row B3

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4811 / 52°28'51"N

Longitude: -1.9008 / 1°54'2"W

OS Eastings: 406833

OS Northings: 287023

OS Grid: SP068870

Mapcode National: GBR 608.6G

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.0WGW

Entry Name: 85, 87 and 89, Colmore Row B3

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Last Amended: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216985

Location: Birmingham, B3

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

COLMORE ROW
1.
5104
City Centre B3
Nos 85, 87 and 89
[formerly listed as No 87
(Union Club)]
SP 0687 SE 29/11 21.1.70
II GV
2.
Circa 1870, by H R Yeoville Thomason, and the former Union Club. Stone. Two storeys
plus basement; 7 bays, the outer 2 advanced and asymmetrical, plus the curve to the
left-hand return on Newhall Street. Ground floor with a single window in a rusticated
wall, a modern shop front, the open porch with tiled soffit and coupled unfluted
Corinthian columns approached, left and right, up modern flights of steps, another
modern shop front and then bold canted bay window with heavy rustication and masks as
keystones to the windows. First floor with 3 windows with heavy pediments on brackets,
a tripartite window over the porch with central segmental pediment, 2 more windows with
pediments and another tripartite window a little broader than the first. All windows
with arched lights, balconies, keystones and richly carved spandrels. Rich foliage
frieze, bracketted eaves cornice and blocking course with urns. The return 4 bays
and simpler in its rhythms.

Listing NGR: SP0682787018

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