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Great Hampton Street Works

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4907 / 52°29'26"N

Longitude: -1.9107 / 1°54'38"W

OS Eastings: 406158

OS Northings: 288088

OS Grid: SP061880

Mapcode National: GBR 5Y5.01

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.TNRH

Entry Name: Great Hampton Street Works

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217158

Location: Birmingham, B18

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 Paul

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Hockley B18
Nos 80, 81 and 82
(Great Hampton street
SP 0688 SW 22/6
C1880 an imposing purpose built Gothic jewellery works of 3 tall storeys. High
quality red brick with painted stone, cut brick and engineering brick dressings.
Varied ranges of windows to each floor on moulded sill courses. Deep bracketted
cornice and parapet. Steep gable end roof with copings. The windows are set in
pointed arcades to upper floors whilst on the ground floor they have similar
surrounds in pairs but are symmetrically distributed about the waggon entrance to
the left and off centre office doorway. All are linked however by a drip mould
string with stiff leaf stops and with ornate dragon carved stops between the pairs
of windows. Lively lettering to the name of the works set in the band below the
first floor. Quite unaltered works elevation in Birmingham Gothic of the 1880's and
now a rare survival on this scale.

Listing NGR: SP0617188102

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

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