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60 and 62, Constitution Hill B19, Birmingham

Description: 60 and 62, Constitution Hill B19

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216998

OS Grid Reference: SP0665387689
OS Grid Coordinates: 406653, 287689
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4871, -1.9034

Location: A41, Birmingham B19 3JT

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B19 3JT

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Listing Text

City Centre B19
Nos 60 and 62
SP 0687 NE 25/1
Circa 1820-30 works built for Fenners and Betteridge, Japanners, Papier Mache and
Pearl Inlay Manufacturers. Altered to rear as offices. Three storey symmetrical
painted brick front with plinth, painted stone cornice and parapet with coping.
Revealed sash windows, squat on 2nd floor, some retaining glazing bars. All have
block sills and moulded friezes flanked by consoles supporting thin cornices.
Central waggon and occupying 2 bays, segmental arch flanked by pilasters with large
console brackets to panelled frieze, projecting cornice surmounted by swept end
pedestal for Royal Arms of 1801-37 type, a lively polychrome composition set
against a trophy of small arms, poles, trumpets and flags - probably of Coade stone.
Office doorway to right of archway has giant elongated coupled consoles instead of
pilasters, the curvilinear fronts panelled, supporting sections of entablature
with cartouche panels and moulded cornice over. Early and unaltered example of
works elevation.

Listing NGR: SP0663787688

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Source: English Heritage

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