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Offices of Kenrick and Jefferson Limited

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich Central, Sandwell

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342666

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219309

Location: Sandwell, B70

County: Sandwell

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

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Listing Text

SANDWELL MB HIGH STREET (north-east side)
SP 0091 SW
West Bromwich
14/98 Offices of Kenrick
and Jefferson Ltd

GV II

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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