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Horse Shoe Shaped Former Stables and Stores at Number 23 (City of Birmingham Engineers Depot)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.479 / 52°28'44"N

Longitude: -1.9184 / 1°55'6"W

OS Eastings: 405635

OS Northings: 286790

OS Grid: SP056867

Mapcode National: GBR 5W9.97

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.PYNG

Entry Name: Horse Shoe Shaped Former Stables and Stores at Number 23 (City of Birmingham Engineers Depot)

Listing Date: 22 November 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217603

Location: Birmingham, B16

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Ladywood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SHEEPCOTE STREET
1.
5104 Ladywood B16
Horse-shoe shaped former
stables and stores at No
23 (City of Birmingham
Engineers Depot)
SP 0586 NE 31/9 22.11.76
II*
2.
C1840 and built for the London and North Western Railway as a mineral and coal
wharf. Asymmetrical composition of horseshoe design built within the angle of
Sheepcote and St Vincent Streets where the entrance is flanked by 2 houses.
Ribbed ramps laid from the entrance, one straight down and under an arch at the
crown of the horseshoe, the other around the horseshoe and over the arch. Red
brick and some stone trim; slate roofs. The stables and stores are arranged in
a horseshoe shape and stand above more streets approached by the many roads under
the arch. They consist of 10 single storeyed bays, a central 152 storeyed bays
and another 10 single storeyed bays. The arrangement is somewhat impaired on
the right by a later glazed wooden addition. Round headed wooden casement
windows and segment headed stable doors. Beneath the arch, at the back of this
building, more streets within arches separated one from another by battered buttresses.

Listing NGR: SP0563586790

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