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Apsley House, Birmingham

Description: Apsley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 217746

OS Grid Reference: SP0681086920
OS Grid Coordinates: 406810, 286920
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4802, -1.9011

Location: Waterloo Street, Birmingham B2 5TJ

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B2 5TJ

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Listing Text

City Centre B2
Nos 35 and 36
(Apsley House)
SF 0686 NE 33/33 25.4.52
C1830. Stucco. Three storeys plus a modern slated attic storey; 5 bays in
the rhythm 1:3:1 plus a sixth bay. Ground floor with banded rustication, a
central original door up 3 steps and flanked by Ionic columns carrying an
entablature and 4 windows plus a subsidiary door. First floor windows stand
on a moulded cornice in tall moulded surrounds with cornices in bays 1 and 5,
with a decorative panel above in bays 2 and 4 and with a big pediment on brackets
in bay 3; in the sixth bay a plain window. Second floor windows in moulded
surrounds and with a little Soanian incised decoration below; in the sixth bay
a plain window. All window sashes complete with glazing bars. First and
second floors with pilasters with Soanian incised decoration. Wreaths and rich
acanthus scrolls in the frieze, moulded eaves cornice and blocking course,
pedimented in the centre.

Listing NGR: SP0680786923

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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