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98, Edmund Street B3, Birmingham

Description: 98, Edmund Street B3

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217032

OS Grid Reference: SP0670387038
OS Grid Coordinates: 406703, 287038
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4812, -1.9027

Location: Edmund Street, Birmingham B3 3HA

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

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Listing Text

(north-west side)
City Centre B3
No 98
SP 0687 SE 29/17 21.1.70
Built as the School Board Office. Circa 1875. Red brick, terracotta and
stone. In a Gothic style, by Chamberlain and Martin. Four storeys plus basement;
3 bays divided one from another by buttresses running the full height of the
building and with diminutive gables. Central entrance with open stone porch
the outer walls of whose balcony rise, crocketted, to embrace the first floor
central canted bay window. Ground floor windows with flat moulded heads in
which bands of foliage. First floor windows alternately trefoil-headed and
shouldered within arches on columns with sculptured capitals. Second floor
windows with trefoil heads beneath gables between which lushly carved foilage ground
Third floor with 3 couplets of trefoil-headed windows with a roundel in the
gables above.

Listing NGR: SP0670387038

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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