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Law Courts, West Bromwich

Description: Law Courts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219320

OS Grid Reference: SP0024791332
OS Grid Coordinates: 400247, 291332
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5199, -1.9978

Location: 2 W Lombard Street, West Bromwich, Sandwell B70 8NT

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

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Listing Text

West Bromwich

Law Courts

The date in the first line of the description shall be amended to read:
'1890' -


SP 0091 SW
West Bromwich
Law Courts


Law Courts. 1880 by Wood and Kendrick (foundation stone). Brick with
dressings of sandstone and terra cotta and slate roof. Two storeys with
attic. Five bays, the central and outer ones emphasised by projecting
forwards slightly. The ground floor windows are paired with central sand-
stone pilasters. Above is a sandstone frieze and dentilled terra cotta
cornice. In the right hand bay is a wide entrance to a passageway. On
the first floor the outer bays have tripartite windows flanked by brick
pilasters. The other windows have round heads with keystones and impost
blocks. The central window is flanked by engaged Composite columns. Above
the cornice is a parapet with finials and with a balustrade above the second
and fourth bays. Above the central bay is a gable with two chimneys rising
above a cornice and flanking a pediment. Above the outer bays are dormers
with 4-light timber mullioned windows under leaded ogee roofs.

Listing NGR: SP0024791332

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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