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55, St Paul's Square, Birmingham

Description: 55, St Paul's Square

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217574

OS Grid Reference: SP0647887392
OS Grid Coordinates: 406479, 287392
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4844, -1.9060

Location: Charlotte Street, Birmingham B3 1QS

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B3 1QS

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Listing Text

5104 Hockley B3
No 55
(formerly listed under
City Centre)
SP 0687 SW 28/19 21.1.70
Includes No 61 Charlotte Street. Circa 1780 originally 2 town houses on south-west
corner of square, altered as one premises, early C20, with some changes in
the fenestration and detailing. Three storeys red brick with entablature
below eaves of hipped roof, all of early C20. Seven bay front to square,
the upper floors with renewed glazing bar sashes, painted stone sills and
flat arches with grooved voussoirs and keystones. The ground floor windows
altered with a 5 bay arcade. Charlotte Street elevation has 3 bays with early
C20 extension. Above doorway is a good original Venetian window with slender
dividing columns andover it, on the second floor, is a sash window with gothic
intersecting glazing bar pattern to upper sash under a cambered painted stone
architrave arch, with keystone, returned down to small imposts. The fluted
Ionic pilaster Tripartite ashlar doorcase is an early C20 addition as is the
large cartouche - like sculptured advertising panel to the blind right hand
bay. An important corner site.

Listing NGR: SP0647887390

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Source: English Heritage

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