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Description: Premises Occupied by Archibald Kenrick and Sons (Excluding Works to the East)
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219303
OS Grid Reference: SP0077689893
OS Grid Coordinates: 400776, 289893
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5069, -1.9900
SANDWELL MB HALL STREET SOUTH
SP 08 NW
9/91 Premises occupied by
30.3.87 Archibald Kenrick & Sons
(excluding works to east)
Offices and stores for engineering works. 1880s. Brick with some dressings of
stone and terra cotta. Tile roofs. Gothic style. Three storeys. Seven gables
face Hall Street. On the ground floor is an arcade of 14 pointed arches, chamfered
in three orders. All contain windows except for the 12th, which contains a door.
Each of the two central gabled sections is of three bays. The central bays contain
paired windows separated by shafts set within a two-storey recess with a cusped
round opening under its pointed head. Under the second and fifth gables are two
bays, but the fifth has three windows on the first floor. The left hand gable is
of one bay. The two right hand gables have paired windows separated by shafts,
the upper ones with pointed heads, within pointed recesses. The sixth is of two
bays. The seventh is of one bay, its right hand side being cut into by a clock
tower. This has paired lancet openings under a pointed stone head with quatrefoil.
Above are clock faces within stone gables with tracery decoration. Above is a
short spire now covered by felt, with timber lucarnes.
Listing NGR: SP0077689893
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Source: English Heritage
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