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Gresham Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5863 / 52°35'10"N

Longitude: -2.1271 / 2°7'37"W

OS Eastings: 391484

OS Northings: 298726

OS Grid: SO914987

Mapcode National: GBR 1DK.J8

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.98B4

Entry Name: Gresham Chambers

Listing Date: 31 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378452

Location: Wolverhampton, WV1

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter's

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/12/255 (South side)
Nos.6-20 (Even)
Gresham Chambers


Terrace of 5 shops and offices. c1880. Brick with ashlar and
polished granite dressings; tile roof with brick stacks. 4
storeys; 7-window range. Vernacular Revival and Jacobean
style. Ground floor has C20 shop fronts inserted between
banded granite piers with cornice over; drip course over most
of 2nd floor; top coped parapet and 3 gables. Five 2-storey
canted oriels to 1st and 2nd floors, the 1st 2 joined by
segmental arch, all with parapets, but central oriel has part
carried up as turret and part with swept copper roof;
double-chamfered-mullioned windows with transoms and upper
lights with leaded glazing, those to 1st floor have 2 transoms
and some double-width lights; 3rd floor has 6-light mullioned
window and six C20 casement windows with plain lintels. Banded
stacks with diagonal shafts. Entrance to upper floors has
Tudor head and cross-mullioned overlight with cusping. Built
as part of the redevelopment of Lichfield St in 1880s.

Listing NGR: SO9148498726

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