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Offices of Kenrick and Jefferson Limited, West Bromwich

Description: Offices of Kenrick and Jefferson Limited

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219309

OS Grid Reference: SP0038291323
OS Grid Coordinates: 400382, 291323
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5198, -1.9958

Location: High Street, West Bromwich, Sandwell B70 8DT

Locality: West Bromwich
County: Sandwell
Country: England
Postcode: B70 8DT

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Listing Text

SANDWELL MB HIGH STREET (north-east side)
SP 0091 SW
West Bromwich
14/98 Offices of Kenrick
and Jefferson Ltd


Offices. 1883. Red brick and red terra cotta with hipped tile roof.
A symmetrical composition of two storeys with attic, with upper and lower
cornices, and balustrade with urns. At each end are quoin strips on the
ground floor and paired pilasters above. The centre of the facade has
similar emphasis, with an oriel window above the doorway and an elaborate
attic dormer with broken pediment. The lower part of the oriel is
inscribed "1883". Each half of the facade has an emphasised centre with
triple windows (the outer ones narrower) and pedimented attic dormer, and
has two windows to each side. These windows have architraves. On the
ground floor they have broken pediments with terra cotta decoration. Built
as the printing and publishing offices of the Free Press Co. Illustrated
in VCH, P 73.

Listing NGR: SP0038291323

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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