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54, 56 and 58, Vittoria Street B1, Birmingham

Description: 54, 56 and 58, Vittoria Street B1

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217716

OS Grid Reference: SP0612987532
OS Grid Coordinates: 406129, 287532
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4857, -1.9112

Location: Regent Street, Birmingham B1 3PE

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B1 3PE

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Listing Text

(west side)
Hockley B1
Nos 54, 56 and 58
SP 0687 NW 24/27
Corner site with Regent Street. Jewellery quarter works built in 1905;
architects Essex Nicol and Goodman. A 3 storey building of machined finely
pointed red brick with terracotta dressings, broadly curved round corner into
Regent Street. Seven bays to Vittoria Street, the seventh beginning the
curve followed by 4 broader bays round into Regent street. Plain brick piers
rise from the first floor moulded terracotta sill course to the bracketed
terracotta eaves cornice. Low slate roof curved with corner. Terracotta
cornices to chimneys. The broad ground floor windows form an elliptical arched
arcade and have weathered moulded terracotta sills. The windows to upper
floors take up virtually the full width of the bays, with segmental arches and
keystones on first floor and flat terracotta arches full width on top floor
functioning as frieze between the piers. Transomed plate glass glazing, curved
in corner windows. Three doorways to Vittoria street with terracotta cornices
and sections of entablature supporting segmental pediments, all of terracotta.
Important corner site.

Listing NGR: SP0613287545

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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