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Latitude: 52.4854 / 52°29'7"N
Longitude: -1.9109 / 1°54'39"W
OS Eastings: 406148
OS Northings: 287501
OS Grid: SP061875
Mapcode National: GBR 5X6.ZY
Mapcode Global: VH9YW.TSNK
Entry Name: Unity Works
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076108
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217715
Location: Birmingham, B1
Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood
Parish: Non Civil Parish
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
Nos 36 to 46 (even)
SP 0687 NW 24/26
SP 0687 SW 28/22
C1865 built as a toolmakers works and originally a symmetrical 12 bay front with
narrower 3 bay shallow end breaks, extended in similar style with 5 slightly
broader bays in 1898; architect J P Osborne for the same firm Henry Jenkins and
Son. Three tall storeys red brick with effectively painted plain stone dressings.
Impressively scaled functional design with plinth and sill bands linking close
set sills with consoles. Projecting dentil eaves cornice. The south end break
contains wagon archway on ground floor with keystone whilst the north break has
3 close set round headed windows with keys and lintel impost blocks. Ground floor
openings otherwise arcaded down to plinth with linked impost blocks and keystones;
apron panels below window sills. First floor windows segmental arched and plain
frieze carried across heads of second floor windows; consistent use of iron frame
small pane windows.
Listing NGR: SP0614887501
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