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61 AND 67, COLMORE ROW B3 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4815 / 52°28'53"N

Longitude: -1.8999 / 1°53'59"W

OS Eastings: 406892

OS Northings: 287067

OS Grid: SP068870

Mapcode National: GBR 608.DB

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.0WYK

Entry Name: 61 AND 67, COLMORE ROW B3 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216981

Location: Birmingham, B3

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Philip Birmingham

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

COLMORE ROW
1.
5104 City Centre B3
21.1.70 Nos 61 and 67 (odd)
- and Nos 63 and 65 (odd)
SP 0687 SE 29/7
II GV
2.
Circa 1870 and at least in part by H R Yeoville Thomason. Stone, large building
of 3 builds. The centrepiece 3 storeys plus basement and attic; 6 bays, the centre
4 advanced and demarcated by giant Corinthian pilasters through first and second
floors. Ground floor with banded rustication, 4 windows and the etched entrances
left and right set in shallow porches carrying balconies to the lst floor window.
First floor with 6 windows, plain in the outer bays but with moulded heads in the
inner bays. Second floor window similar, though those of the outer bays are here
seen to be within a shallow eared recess that embraces also the first floor windows.
In the frieze, 6 small oval attic window. Boldly bracketted cornice to the centre
4 bays and attic pediment above. Left and right of this centrepiece 2 similar wings,
as it were, each, 4-storeyed plus basement and 5 bays wide. In both, the ground floor
has banded rustication and arched windows; the first floor has a central window with
segmental pediment; the second floor has segment-headed windows; the third floor has
windows in eared moulded surrounds and a bracketted eaves cornice. Behind the
centrepiece, a fine banking hall 9 bays long in the rhythm 2: 5:2 by 5 bays wide. Tall
arched bays with Corinthianesque pilasters and 4 Corinthianesque columns carried on
corbels; entablature and coved ceiling with coffers and central shallow dome.

Listing NGR: SP0688787062

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