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79-83, Colmore Row B3

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4812 / 52°28'52"N

Longitude: -1.9005 / 1°54'1"W

OS Eastings: 406852

OS Northings: 287035

OS Grid: SP068870

Mapcode National: GBR 608.8F

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.0WMS

Entry Name: 79-83, Colmore Row B3

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075639

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216984

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

City Centre B3
Nos 79 to 83 (odd)
SP 0687 SE 29/10 21.1.70
Late C19. Stone. Three storeys; 5 bays, the inner 3 slightly advanced. Ground
floor with an arched side entrance up steps and beneath a segmental hood born on
headless birds as brackets, a large arched window on a vermiculated surround. The
principal entrance up steps, arched and within a porch with coupled Corinthian
columns and balcony and then another large window and side entrance. First floor
with, centrally, 3 windows with balconies and flanking unfluted Corinthian columns
carrying heavily ornate segmental pediments with urns and outer windows in moulded
surrounds and with detached segmental pediment. Second floor with an arcade of 7
small arched windows with much sculpture in the spandrels and aprons and, left,
Lorenzo Ghiberti and, right, Benvenuto Cellini. Above, in the centre, a richly
decorated and bracketted cornice with attic balustrade.

Listing NGR: SP0685387037

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

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