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136 and 138, Edmund Street B3, Birmingham

Description: 136 and 138, Edmund Street B3

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217035

OS Grid Reference: SP0679987144
OS Grid Coordinates: 406799, 287144
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4822, -1.9013

Location: Edmund Street, Birmingham B3 2HJ

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B3 2HJ

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Listing Text

(north-west side)
City Centre B3
Nos 136 and 138
(formerly listed as No 36)
SP 0687 SE 29/20 21.1.70
Circa 1880, in a Venetian Gothic style. Brick and terracotta. Four storeys;
5 bays. Ground floor articulated and now painted, the outer arched entrances
slightly broader and taller than the 3 centre arches and having an enriched
sexfoil in the tympana. The entrance to No 138 with a perhaps later gable
over it. The outer bays have trefoil-headed sash windows, on the first floor
beneath pointed arches with floral hoodstops and, on the 2nd floor, beneath
a gable. The 3 inner bays each have 2 sash windows within a single tall lancet
with hoodmould with floral hoodstops. In the spandrels diaper work. Third
floor with a row of 12 narrow windows with bar tracery. Between them rise
narrow brackets for the richly decorated cornice.

Listing NGR: SP0679987144

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Source: English Heritage

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