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Beacon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4873 / 52°29'14"N

Longitude: -1.9014 / 1°54'5"W

OS Eastings: 406790

OS Northings: 287715

OS Grid: SP067877

Mapcode National: GBR 606.AW

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.0R42

Entry Name: Beacon House

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Last Amended: 19 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211735

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217220

Location: Birmingham, B19

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Aston

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St George

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

In the entry for
HAMPTON STREET
Edgbaston B19
25/4
Nos 7 and 8
(Beacon House)

The address shall be mended to read HAMPTON STREET
City Centre B4
Nos 7 and 8
(Beacon House)

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HAMPTON STREET
1.
5104
Edgbaston B19
Nos 7 and 8
(Beacon House)
SP 0687 NE 25/4
II
2.
Dated on rainwater heads 1911. A substantial works with a 2 storeyed front
of 10 bays. Built of good quality red brick with some gaults but with
luxuriant ochre terracotta dressings in Edwardian Baroque. The 2 storeys
of fenestration are contained within a full height arcade but from impost
level up to the parapet, all is faced in terracotta. Scrolls are set on caps
of the piers and keystones are carried up in the modillion brackets of the
coved cornice. The centre 2 bays are emphasised by slight breaks in the
cornice and a raised section of parapet but the terracotta work is
principally lavished on the end bays with banding to the piers and tall
sections of parapet with richly modelled swagged garlands over the large
keystones, hanging from scrolls in the centre of the cornice mouldings. The
office entrance is contained in the right hand end bay with architrave
surround, garlanded keystone and projecting cornice.


Listing NGR: SP0679087715

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