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Latitude: 52.4756 / 52°28'32"N
Longitude: -1.9143 / 1°54'51"W
OS Eastings: 405916
OS Northings: 286408
OS Grid: SP059864
Mapcode National: GBR 5XB.6G
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.R1VK
Entry Name: Main Block to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075733
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216825
Location: Birmingham, B15
Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Ladywood
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
5104 City Centre B1
Main block to the
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
SP 08 NE 7/21
Built 1814 as Islington House for Rice Harris. Red brick and stucco; slate
roof. Symmetrical building of 9 bays, the centre 3 of 2 1/2 storeys, the outer
ones of 2 storeys and set back somewhat. The centre with central Tuscan
porch with entablature with triglyph frieze and 2 sash windows each flanked
by pilasters carrying a segmental arch. Broad band at first floor level.
First floor with sash windows with cornices. Broad band at second floor
level. Second floor with square casement windows within plain flat surrounds.
Cornice and blocking course. The outer bays have, on the ground floor, windows
with cornices and, on the first floor, windows with plain flat surrounds.
All the windows of the outer bays altered to casements. The forecourt wall
end railing built 'at the sole cost of 2 friends' apparently circa 1860.
Listing NGR: SP0591686408
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