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Law Courts

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich Central, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5199 / 52°31'11"N

Longitude: -1.9978 / 1°59'51"W

OS Eastings: 400247

OS Northings: 291332

OS Grid: SP002913

Mapcode National: GBR 29T.TK

Mapcode Global: VH9YN.BX6N

Entry Name: Law Courts

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219320

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

In the entry for SANDWELL LOMBARD STREET WEST
14/108
West Bromwich

Law Courts

The date in the first line of the description shall be amended to read:
'1890' -

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SANDWELL MB LOMBARD STREET WEST
SP 0091 SW
West Bromwich
14/108
Law Courts

II

Law Courts. 1880 by Wood and Kendrick (foundation stone). Brick with
dressings of sandstone and terra cotta and slate roof. Two storeys with
attic. Five bays, the central and outer ones emphasised by projecting
forwards slightly. The ground floor windows are paired with central sand-
stone pilasters. Above is a sandstone frieze and dentilled terra cotta
cornice. In the right hand bay is a wide entrance to a passageway. On
the first floor the outer bays have tripartite windows flanked by brick
pilasters. The other windows have round heads with keystones and impost
blocks. The central window is flanked by engaged Composite columns. Above
the cornice is a parapet with finials and with a balustrade above the second
and fourth bays. Above the central bay is a gable with two chimneys rising
above a cornice and flanking a pediment. Above the outer bays are dormers
with 4-light timber mullioned windows under leaded ogee roofs.


Listing NGR: SP0024791332

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