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81-87, John Bright Street B1 (See Details for Further Address Information), Birmingham

Description: 81-87, John Bright Street B1 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 217326

OS Grid Reference: SP0677986550
OS Grid Coordinates: 406779, 286550
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4768, -1.9016

Location: 30 Beak Street, Birmingham B1 1BL

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B1 1BL

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Listing Text

City Centre B1
5.11.81 Nos 81 to 87 (odd)
15.10.81 and Nos 89 and 91
SP 0686 NE 33/41
Circa 1900. Brick and yellow terracotta. Three storeys plus attic; 2 bays
separated by polygonal turrets now only through first and second floors plus the
canted corner and the return on Lower Severn Street. Ground floor with modern
shop front. First floor with 4 broad windows with ause-de-panier heads and
intermittent voussoirs. Second floor with, on the left, 2 shallow triangular bay
windows beneath an entablature above which rises a gable with a canted bay window
within it and, on the right, 4 windows with 3-light mullioned upper parts and heads
in the rhythm flat: 2 segmental: flat beneath a parapet, above which rises the
roof with modern skylights in it. The corner and return on Lower Severn Street
generally similar but with a second floor acutely angled triangular bay window on
the corner rising up to stand at attic level in front of the steep gable.

Listing NGR: SP0677986550

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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