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60 and 62, Constitution Hill B19

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4871 / 52°29'13"N

Longitude: -1.9034 / 1°54'12"W

OS Eastings: 406653

OS Northings: 287689

OS Grid: SP066876

Mapcode National: GBR 5Z6.MB

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.YRL8

Entry Name: 60 and 62, Constitution Hill B19

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290568

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216998

Location: Birmingham, B19

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

City Centre B19
Nos 60 and 62
SP 0687 NE 25/1
Circa 1820-30 works built for Fenners and Betteridge, Japanners, Papier Mache and
Pearl Inlay Manufacturers. Altered to rear as offices. Three storey symmetrical
painted brick front with plinth, painted stone cornice and parapet with coping.
Revealed sash windows, squat on 2nd floor, some retaining glazing bars. All have
block sills and moulded friezes flanked by consoles supporting thin cornices.
Central waggon and occupying 2 bays, segmental arch flanked by pilasters with large
console brackets to panelled frieze, projecting cornice surmounted by swept end
pedestal for Royal Arms of 1801-37 type, a lively polychrome composition set
against a trophy of small arms, poles, trumpets and flags - probably of Coade stone.
Office doorway to right of archway has giant elongated coupled consoles instead of
pilasters, the curvilinear fronts panelled, supporting sections of entablature
with cartouche panels and moulded cornice over. Early and unaltered example of
works elevation.

Listing NGR: SP0663787688

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