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Albert Chambers Trocadero, Birmingham

Description: Albert Chambers Trocadero

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217671

OS Grid Reference: SP0692486855
OS Grid Coordinates: 406924, 286855
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4796, -1.8995

Location: 19 Temple Street, Birmingham B3 3AG

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B3 3AG

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Listing Text

5104 City Centre B2
Trocadero and
Albert Chambers
SP 0686 NE 33/36
Mid C19, altered in the late C19. Ground floor of yellow tiles with some
green and brown decorative work; upper storeys stuccoed. Three storeys;
3 bays, the outer 2 advanced and with boldly cut quoins left and right.
Ground floor with plasters carrying an entablature with mosaic frieze in
which 'Trpcadeo', garlands and 'Albert Chambers' and a dentilled cornice.
Within this framework is set a modern front between, on the left, an original
wide arched entrance flanked by columns with stained glass windows above
and, on the right, a subsidiary entrance to the chambers above. First
and second floors each with 4 windows, those of the first floor with a
moulded cornice running across their heads, those of the second floor with
moulded sills and, the centre 2, with big blocks above them. All window
sashes complete with glazing bars. Heavily bracketted moulded eaves cornice.
Only vestigial remains inside of the decoration of circa 1900.

Listing NGR: SP0692486855

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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