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1-7 Sloane Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4834 / 52°29'0"N

Longitude: -1.9126 / 1°54'45"W

OS Eastings: 406029

OS Northings: 287279

OS Grid: SP060872

Mapcode National: GBR 5X7.LN

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.SVQ3

Entry Name: 1-7 Sloane Street

Listing Date: 5 March 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1408477

Location: Birmingham, B1

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Manufactory, formerly brass foundry. c.1854, with additions of 1887 and C20 alterations. Built by David Malins, brass founder, upholsterer and ironmonger. Red brick with painted stone dressings, truncated gable stacks and a slate roof covering.
PLAN: Courtyard plan on deep rectangular plot with storeyed ranges extending to south-east and south-west sides of rear yard.
EXTERIOR: 8-bay street frontage range of 3 storeys above a basement, rising from a shallow blue brick plinth. Ground floor openings set below wide lintel band and cornice, the bays delineated by pilasters. At bays 2 and 6 are tall doorways with panelled double doors. Bay 3 has a single panelled door below a multi-pane overlight. Wide vehicle entrance to centre with C20 railed gates. Remaining bays have 8 over 8 pane sash windows in recessed panels between pilasters. First floor with 8,6 over 6 pane sashes with gauged brick heads and painted sills. Upper floor with semi-circular arch-headed openings with 2 over 2 pane sashes and a moulded sill band. Moulded eaves cornice. 3 storey attached rear range with painted ground floor and lower C20 extension which links with mid-C19 cross range at south-west end of courtyard.
HISTORY: The works, known as 'Tyndall Works' by 1886 appears to have been developed in 2 phases, with only part of the frontage range shown on the Piggot-Smith map of 1855-61, but with the rear ranges in place by this date.
SOURCE: Cattell, J Ely, S and Jones, B 2002. The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter. An Architectural Survey of the Manufactories.

A mid-C19 brass foundry site, with a little- altered street frontage range and surviving rear ranges , representing a significant branch of the metal working industries in a manufacturing quarter of Birmingham now recognised as being of international significance.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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