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Gatehouse to Her Majesties Prison

A Grade II Listed Building in Soho, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4933 / 52°29'35"N

Longitude: -1.939 / 1°56'20"W

OS Eastings: 404235

OS Northings: 288373

OS Grid: SP042883

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q4.Q3

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.BLRJ

Entry Name: Gatehouse to Her Majesties Prison

Listing Date: 8 April 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343169

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217813

Location: Birmingham, B18

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Soho

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham Bishop Latimer with All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Winson Green B18
Gatehouse to HM Prison
SP 08 NW 6/47 8.4.81
1845-9 by D R Hill. Red brick with a little diaperwork and stone dressings.
In a castellated round arched style with vermiculated quoins. Approximately
symmetrical composition of entrance gateway with flanking polygonal turrets
and, left and right, low walls and outer blocks each of 3 bays, each of
the outside ones advanced a little. The left hand block partly of 2 storeys,
otherwise both blocks 3 storeyed and with central arched doors up steps, one
of them glazed in. Front piece only of special interest.

Listing NGR: SP0423588373

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