Description: East Block to Birmingham Accident Hospital
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216760
OS Grid Reference: SP0626286114
OS Grid Coordinates: 406262, 286114
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4729, -1.9092
Lee Bank B15
East block to
SP 08 NE 7/9 GV
Circa 1840-41 architects Bateman and Devey. Purpose built hospital on a rectangular
plan with tall dignified late Regency elevation to road. Three storeys and
basement, 2:3:2 bays, the centre 3 recessed. Red brick with ashlar basement
and ground floor, the latter channelled up to first floor sill band. Stucco
frieze below projecting eaves cornice, hipped slate roof. Revealed glazing
bar sash windows; those on ground floor with panelled sill zones. First floor
windows have applied sections of parapet with breaks in sill band on consoles,
block shallow pediments above supported on consoles. The centre 3 windows
have pilaster frames. Top floor windows square with flat gauged arches.
In the centre of ground floor is a large stuccoed, tripartite square-pier
porch with flight of steps leading up through centre bay; deep plain entablature
with projecting cornice and blocking course surmounted by achievement of arms.
Later additions to rear, not of special interest.
Listing NGR: SP0626286114
Source: English Heritage
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