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Latitude: 52.5198 / 52°31'11"N
Longitude: -1.9958 / 1°59'44"W
OS Eastings: 400382
OS Northings: 291323
OS Grid: SP003913
Mapcode National: GBR 2BT.7L
Mapcode Global: VH9YN.CX8P
Entry Name: Offices of Kenrick and Jefferson Limited
Listing Date: 29 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1342666
English Heritage Legacy ID: 219309
Location: Sandwell, B70
Electoral Ward/Division: West Bromwich Central
Built-Up Area: West Bromwich
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: West Bromwich St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SANDWELL MB HIGH STREET (north-east side)
SP 0091 SW
14/98 Offices of Kenrick
and Jefferson Ltd
Offices. 1883. Red brick and red terra cotta with hipped tile roof.
A symmetrical composition of two storeys with attic, with upper and lower
cornices, and balustrade with urns. At each end are quoin strips on the
ground floor and paired pilasters above. The centre of the facade has
similar emphasis, with an oriel window above the doorway and an elaborate
attic dormer with broken pediment. The lower part of the oriel is
inscribed "1883". Each half of the facade has an emphasised centre with
triple windows (the outer ones narrower) and pedimented attic dormer, and
has two windows to each side. These windows have architraves. On the
ground floor they have broken pediments with terra cotta decoration. Built
as the printing and publishing offices of the Free Press Co. Illustrated
in VCH, P 73.
Listing NGR: SP0038291323
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