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62-65, Albion Street B1

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4846 / 52°29'4"N

Longitude: -1.9132 / 1°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 405993

OS Northings: 287415

OS Grid: SP059874

Mapcode National: GBR 5X7.G6

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.STF5

Entry Name: 62-65, Albion Street B1

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216717

Location: Birmingham, B1

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

ALBION STREET
1.
5104
Hockley B1
Nos 62 to 65 (consec)
SP 0587 SE 27/3
II GV
2.
1833. Architect W Tadman Foulkes. Jewellery quarter works with a tall 3
storey red brick elevation extending across 1 bays; an alternating rythm
of single and paired bays but with 3 bays grouped to west end. Boldly modelled
brickwork still Italianate in character but with some hint of Queen Ann revival.
The elevation grid is articulated as follows: ground floor has plinth with
scalloped brick panels and similarly decorated pedestals supporting banded
brick pilasters up to entablature. First floor has plain pilasters rising from
similar base and the second floor has squat coupled pilasters strips rising
again from similarly decorated register as plinth. The brick dentil cornices
between the floors and the sill bands are dressed with stone. Ashlar frieze
and dominant eaves cornice. Original double panelled doors to waggon way
under segmental arch to left hand; flat arched ground floor windows and entrance
containing arched ashlar dressed doorway with side lights - carved work to
spandrels. Tall round arched first floor windows in moulded stepped reveals
with ashlar keys. The heads of the second floor windows abutt the frieze.
The elevation of these works makes an important contribution to the street
picture and is virtually unaltered.

Listing NGR: SP0598487436

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