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Methodist Church Hall, Birmingham

Description: Methodist Church Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217383

OS Grid Reference: SP0641089123
OS Grid Coordinates: 406410, 289123
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5000, -1.9070

Location: Lozells Street, Birmingham B19 2BJ

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B19 2BJ

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Listing Text

In the entry for
Lozells El
Former Public Library

The address shall be amended to read LOZELLS STREET
Lozells B19
Methodist Church Hall


5104 Lozello B19
Former Public Library
SP 08 NE 7/65
1893. Red brick with stone dressings; slate roof. A symmetrical composition
consisting of a gabled centrepiece flanked on either side by a low porch.
The centre piece stands on a high brick podium that incorporates the coursed
stone battered bases of the brick turrets left and right of the gable. The
turrets terminate in typically Arts and Crafts stone cupolas. Beneath the
gable, the reading room window, large and of Palladian type, its divisions
marked by triplets of slender columns without entastis and, above that, a triplet
of arches standing on a stone string course. Richly carved and bracketted
stone eaves cornice. Left and right of this, a lower block in which there
is a single tall arched window. Left and right of this centrepiece, the entrances
up steps within a low porch in which 2 arches with elaborate wrought iron
gates and divided one from another by a short fat column that dies into its

Listing NGR: SP0641089123

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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