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130, Colmore Row B3 (See Details for Further Address Information), Birmingham

Description: 130, Colmore Row B3 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 216992

OS Grid Reference: SP0674886914
OS Grid Coordinates: 406748, 286914
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4801, -1.9021

Location: 26 Waterloo Street, Birmingham B2 5TJ

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

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Listing Text

City Centre B3
No 130
SP 0686 NE 33/20 21.1.70
Includes No 26 Waterloo Street. Early C20 and in an Edwardian Baroque style.
Stone on a granite plinth. Two storeys; 3 bays plus the polygonal corner with
entrance. Banded rustication. Ground floor with 3 arched windows with large
keystones. First floor a temple front with 3 windows with pediments in the
rhythm segmental: triangular: segmental and Ionic pilasters and columns supporting
a richly detailed pediment. The entrance beneath a large broken segmental pediment
with coat of arms. Above that, windows and a giant order of Ionic columns and
piers, a clock and then a cupola with coupled columns in the diagonals. The return
on Waterloo Street with 3 arched windows and the entrance to No 26 Waterloo Street
and a first floor oriel window set between coupled Ionic pilasters that carry a
broken segmental pediment and 4 pedimented windows with garlands above.

Listing NGR: SP0675586912

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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