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79-83, Colmore Row B3, Birmingham

Description: 79-83, Colmore Row B3

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 216984

OS Grid Reference: SP0685287035
OS Grid Coordinates: 406852, 287035
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4812, -1.9005

Location: 73 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3AG

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B3 3AG

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Listing Text

City Centre B3
Nos 79 to 83 (odd)
SP 0687 SE 29/10 21.1.70
Late C19. Stone. Three storeys; 5 bays, the inner 3 slightly advanced. Ground
floor with an arched side entrance up steps and beneath a segmental hood born on
headless birds as brackets, a large arched window on a vermiculated surround. The
principal entrance up steps, arched and within a porch with coupled Corinthian
columns and balcony and then another large window and side entrance. First floor
with, centrally, 3 windows with balconies and flanking unfluted Corinthian columns
carrying heavily ornate segmental pediments with urns and outer windows in moulded
surrounds and with detached segmental pediment. Second floor with an arcade of 7
small arched windows with much sculpture in the spandrels and aprons and, left,
Lorenzo Ghiberti and, right, Benvenuto Cellini. Above, in the centre, a richly
decorated and bracketted cornice with attic balustrade.

Listing NGR: SP0685387037

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Source: English Heritage

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