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Latitude: 52.4771 / 52°28'37"N
Longitude: -1.9016 / 1°54'5"W
OS Eastings: 406782
OS Northings: 286583
OS Grid: SP067865
Mapcode National: GBR 609.1W
Mapcode Global: VH9YX.0Z2X
Entry Name: Geoffrey Buildings
Listing Date: 27 November 1981
Last Amended: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343081
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217327
Location: Birmingham, B1
Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Birmingham St Martin-in-the-Bull-Ring
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
JOHN BRIGHT STREET
City Centre Bi
Nos 93, 95 and 97
SP 0686 NE 33/42 27.11.81
Includes No 5 Lower Severn Street. 1901. Brick and yellow terracotta; tile roof.
In a style similar to Nos 81 to 91 (odd) John Bright Street (qv) and no doubt by
the same architect. Three storeys plus attic; 3 bays plus the former entrance bay
on the corner. Ground floor with modern shop front incorporating the entrance.
First floor with 3 round-headed windows within terracotta panels with cornices.
Second floor with 3 couplets of arched windows. In the roof 2 flat-headed dormer
windows, one of 5 lights in the rhythm 2:1:2, the other of 2 lights. The corner
with a first floor inset canted bay window that reaches into the second floor and
is then 'bridged across' the corner to terminate in a single sentry-box like window
in front of a tall gable. The return on Lower Severn Street (where there is the
entrance to No 5 Lower Severn Street) generally similar to the facade but with first
floor windows with segmental arches within their moulded frames.
Listing NGR: SP0678286583
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