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Geoffrey Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217327

Location: Birmingham, B1

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 Martin-in-the-Bull-Ring

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

JOHN BRIGHT STREET
1.
5104
City Centre Bi
Nos 93, 95 and 97
(Geoffrey Buildings)
SP 0686 NE 33/42 27.11.81
II GV
2.
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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