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British Rail Goods Office (Curzon Street Station), Birmingham

Description: British Rail Goods Office (Curzon Street Station)

Grade: I
Date Listed: 25 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 217433

OS Grid Reference: SP0781287076
OS Grid Coordinates: 407812, 287076
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4816, -1.8864

Location: 51 B4131, Birmingham B5 6DY

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B5 6DY

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Listing Text

Digbeth B5
British Rail Goods Office
(Curzon Street Station)
(formerly listed as
Railway Goods Office)
SP 08 NE 7/73 25.4.52
1838, by Philip Hardwick. The original terminus to the London-Birmingham railway
Ashlar. In the Ionic style. Three storeys, 3 bays and austerely cubic. Portico
of 4 really giant Ionic columns to the dentilled entablature with attic. Behind,
a carved achievement of arms and swags over the glazed tympanum above the great
panelled doors and 2 ground floor single windows. The first floor with 2 windows
with blind balconys and cornices on brackets. Second floor with 3 windows in
flat surrounds. All windows sashes mostly with glazing bars. To the rear, 2
engaged Ionic columns between square piers. To the left, a length of wall with
intermittent balustrading.

Listing NGR: SP0781287076

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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