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West Block to Birmingham Accident Hospital (Excluding Later Rear Extensions)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4729 / 52°28'22"N

Longitude: -1.9097 / 1°54'35"W

OS Eastings: 406228

OS Northings: 286113

OS Grid: SP062861

Mapcode National: GBR 5YC.7D

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.V38L

Entry Name: West Block to Birmingham Accident Hospital (Excluding Later Rear Extensions)

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216761

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: Birmingham St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Lee Bank B15
West block to Birmingham
Accident Hospital
(excluding later rear
SP 08 NE 7/10
1873 built as an extension to the adjacent earlier hospital. Architect J
H Chamberlain - unusually in an Italianate style. A rectangular block with
entrance front to road end. Two storeys with taller centre. Red brick with
ashlar dressings, 2 bay wings and slightly recessed single bays flanking broad
centrepiece. Superimposed order of ashlar dressed brick pilasters to wings,
and similar but coupled pilasters flanking centre. Ashlar entablature with
panelled parapet, broken in centre by pilastered attic storey surmounted
by pediment. The ground floors of wings have channelled ashlar facing and
flat arched windows, round arched pilastered windows on first floor. Above
the modernised entrance, the centrepiece has a large 2 light window surmounted
by a Diocletian window, both contained in the same arched surround which breaks
into the attic.

Listing NGR: SP0622886113

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

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