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1-4, Hampton Street B19 (See Details for Further Address Information), Birmingham

Description: 1-4, Hampton Street B19 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217219

OS Grid Reference: SP0680887655
OS Grid Coordinates: 406808, 287655
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4868, -1.9012

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for HAMPTON STREET
25/3 Edgbaston B19
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)

The address shall be amended to read HAMPTON STREET
City Centre B4
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)

Edgbaston B19
Nos 1 to 4 (consec)
SP 0687 NE 25/3
Includes Nos 394, 395 and 396 Summer Lane, Newtown. C1880 corner block of
shops and works with housing and workshops above. The bowed corner and
immediate returns of 4 storeys, the main side ranges of 3 storeys and attics.
Built of red brick with stone, cut brick, ceramic bricks and polychrome tile
decoration and dressings. The corner has elements of Ruskinian Gothic
relating to the terrace on Constitution Hill whilst the side ranges have more
usual Birmingham Gothic detailing. The corner shop front is painted white
with broad articulating piers, whilst the adjacent shops and works entrances
on both fronts have panelled pilasters with elongated acanthus consoles and
bracketed cornices. The upper storeys single and coupled jointed windows with
leaf carved impost strings. Gables with decorative roundels break the cut
brick eaves. The corner has a 3 tiered wood oriel ornately decorated with
quatrefoil top lights to casements and panelled superstructure with deep
cornice breaking through the eaves. Important corner site.

Listing NGR: SP0680887655

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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