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18 and 19, Bennett's Hill B2 (See Details for Further Address Information), Birmingham

Description: 18 and 19, Bennett's Hill B2 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216771

OS Grid Reference: SP0688786841
OS Grid Coordinates: 406887, 286841
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4795, -1.9000

Location: Temple Passage, Birmingham B2 4EG

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B2 4EG

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Listing Text

City Centre B2
Nos 18 and 19
SP 0686 NE 33/5
Includes Nos 51, 52 and 53 New Street. Early C20. Stone, and in an
Edwardian Baroque style. Three storeys plus attic; 5 bay centrepiece plus
2 bays on the left and a diagonal segment-headed bay on the corner (the entrance
to No 53 New Street) and the return on New Street with the entrances to Nos
51 and 52 New Street. Ground floor with modern shop fronts and the entrance
arch with flanking blocked pilasters carrying an open and broken pediment
with arms. Above this, the centrepiece advanced slightly and the inner 3
bays with Ionic pilasters carrying a broken pediment and, within this framework,
Ionic columns carrying an open and broken segmental pediment with round window
with garlands. Above this a shallow dome flanked by figures and little polygonal
and domed cupolas. The fenestration by sashes in moulded framed with cornices
on the first floor and with keystones and aprons on the second floor. Important
corner site with New Street.

Listing NGR: SP0688786841

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Source: English Heritage

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