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17 and 19, Newhall Street B3 (See Details for Further Address Information), Birmingham

Description: 17 and 19, Newhall Street B3 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: I
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217435

OS Grid Reference: SP0679087073
OS Grid Coordinates: 406790, 287073
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4815, -1.9014

Location: 103 Edmund Street, Birmingham B3 2HZ

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

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Listing Text

(north-east side)
City Centre B3
Nos 17 and 19
[formerly listed as
Nos 17 and 19 (General
Post office)]
SP 0687 SE 29/29 21.1.70
Includes No 103 Edmund Street. 1896, by F Martin (the son) of Martin and
Chamberlain for the Bell Edison Company. Red brick; tiled roof. Three storeys;
6 bays divided by tall buttresses topped by turrets plus 7th bay on the angle to
the return in Edmund Street. First bay similar to the third but broader, both
with balconies at second floor level; 2 bay broad, gabled and containing the
entrance up steps behind splendid iron gates and within an arched and gabled porch
above with a shallow canted bay window at first floor level; 4th and 5th bays arched
and identical except at ground floor where the fourth bay has a subsidiary entrance
(that to No 17 Newhall Street); sixth bay similar to the fifth but narrow. Ground
and first floor windows simple sashes within roll-moulded frames. Second floor
windows casements with arched heads and within a band of cut brickwork of the
highest virtuosity. The corner with a 2-storeyed bow window within its tall narrow
arch and gabled. The return on Edmund Street (where there is the entrance to
No 103 Edmund Street) with 4 bays in the rhythm 2:2. Each bay with a 2-storeyed
shallow canted bay window within its tall arch and each pair with a broad shaped
gable with powerfully vertical chimney stack soaring through it.

Listing NGR: SP0679087073

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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