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The Britannia Building Society, Birmingham

Description: The Britannia Building Society

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 216769

OS Grid Reference: SP0684086938
OS Grid Coordinates: 406840, 286938
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4803, -1.9007

Location: Waterloo Street, Birmingham B2 5TJ

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B2 5TJ

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Listing Text

City Centre B2
No 7
(The Britannia
Building Society)
SP 0686 NE 33/3 21.1.70
Includes No 37A Waterloo Street. Mid/late C19. Stone. Two and a half storeys
plus basement; 3 bays marked at ground and first floor levels by pilasters with
banded rustication and the entrance on the corner. Ground and first floors each
with a blank bay and 2 arched windows in moulded surrounds, those of the second floor
set in corniced panels. Cornice bands at first and second floor levels, the second
floor one bracketted. Second floor with a blank bay, a single window and
a couplet of windows all within moulded eared surrounds and between coupled
pilasters. Moulded eaves cornice with intermittent brackets. Balustraded
parapet. On the corner, the main entrance, up steps, with shell hood and
within a pedimented doorcase; above it, an arched and pedimented window.
The return on Waterloo Street similarly treated and with the entrance to No
37A Waterloo Street.

Listing NGR: SP0683586936

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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