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Midland Bank International Division, Birmingham

Description: Midland Bank International Division

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217452

OS Grid Reference: SP0699986775
OS Grid Coordinates: 406999, 286775
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4789, -1.8984

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B2 4LN

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Listing Text

5104 City Centre 82
No 128
(Midland Bank Limited
International Division)
SF 0686 NE 33/25
SF 0786 NW 34/3 21.1.70
1867-9, by Edward Holmes; extended towards Stephenson Place and Stephenson
Street 1875. Stone. Two storeys; 3 bays. Ground floor with banded rustication,
a central arched entrance within a porch with coupled granite Ionic column
to the entablature which carries a balcony and 2 arched windows. First floor
with coupled giant Corinthian order and with 3 window in frames with pilasters
and entablature. Entablature with dentilled and bracketted cornice. Balustraded
parapet. Excellent detailing throughout. Long return on Stephenson Place
in a similar style, but the first floor order is not coupled. Good iron
railings. Inside, a banking hall of 3 x 7 arched bays separated by giant
composite Corinthianesque pilasters supporting a heavily coffered roof with
central coved glazed part.

Listing NGR: SP0699986775

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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