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The Red Lion Public House, Birmingham

Description: The Red Lion Public House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217690

OS Grid Reference: SP0676981224
OS Grid Coordinates: 406769, 281224
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4290, -1.9019

Location: A4040, Birmingham B14 7LY

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B14 7LY

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Listing Text

Kings Heath B14
The Red Lion
Public House
SP 08 SE 12/63
A grand inn in a Cotswold limestone vernacular style. Dated 1903, by C E
Bateman. Stone; slate roof. Two storeys 4 bays. First, an arched doorway
whose elaborately sculpted head reaches to the sill of the first floor
4 light transoms window which is flanked by concave sided polygonal
colonnettes. Then a big canted bay window rising through 2 storeys, a
subsidiary door with, above in a Gothic frame, a rampant lion and the words
'Ye Olde Red Lion' in a scroll beneath, and, finally, another big canted
bay window rising through both storeys. Moulded eaves cornice with
fleurons and lions in the frieze. Inside, much re-used old timber to give
the appearance of a timber framed building. Left and right roughcast screen
walls with modern iron gates between stone piers surmounted by urns. In the
walls, too, a pedestrians' entrance with original iron gate within a moulded
stone frame. The first of the Birmingham "reformed pubs".

Listing NGR: SP0676981224

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Source: English Heritage

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