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Description: West Block to Birmingham Accident Hospital (Excluding Later Rear Extensions)
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216761
OS Grid Reference: SP0622886113
OS Grid Coordinates: 406228, 286113
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4729, -1.9097
Lee Bank B15
West block to Birmingham
(excluding later rear
SP 08 NE 7/10
1873 built as an extension to the adjacent earlier hospital. Architect J
H Chamberlain - unusually in an Italianate style. A rectangular block with
entrance front to road end. Two storeys with taller centre. Red brick with
ashlar dressings, 2 bay wings and slightly recessed single bays flanking broad
centrepiece. Superimposed order of ashlar dressed brick pilasters to wings,
and similar but coupled pilasters flanking centre. Ashlar entablature with
panelled parapet, broken in centre by pilastered attic storey surmounted
by pediment. The ground floors of wings have channelled ashlar facing and
flat arched windows, round arched pilastered windows on first floor. Above
the modernised entrance, the centrepiece has a large 2 light window surmounted
by a Diocletian window, both contained in the same arched surround which breaks
into the attic.
Listing NGR: SP0622886113
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Source: English Heritage
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