Description: 38, Birmingham Street
Date Listed: 29 October 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 219255
OS Grid Reference: SO9942389416
OS Grid Coordinates: 399423, 289416
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5026, -2.0099
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM STREET (north side)
SO 9989 SW
SO 9989 NW Oldbury
16/50 No 38
Shop row. Mid-C19. Brick with painted stone or stucco dressings and slate
roof. Three storeys. South facade, facing Birmingham Street, of four bays
with chamfered quoins to upper storeys. C20 shop fronts on ground floor, with
doorway in second bay having round head. Windows to upper storeys sashed.
Those to first floor have architraves, and cornices on brackets. Those to the
second floor have architraves with segmental heads and keystones. Elaborate
bracketed eaves cornice. Chimney at left. The right-hand corner is curved.
The left-hand bay of the right-hand return wall is flanked by chamfered quoins
and is treated in a manner similar to the front elevation. To the right are
two bays of four storeys. The ground floor is stuccoed and has three window
openings with segmental heads: the right-hand one is blind. The windows of
the first and second floors have architraves with segmental heads and keystones.
The third floor windows, under the eaves, have plain surrounds. Two chimneys
Listing NGR: SO9942389416
Source: English Heritage
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