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Main Block to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216825

Location: Birmingham, B15

County: Birmingham

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

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Listing Text

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

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

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