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44, Waterloo Street B2

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4806 / 52°28'50"N

Longitude: -1.8997 / 1°53'58"W

OS Eastings: 406908

OS Northings: 286973

OS Grid: SP069869

Mapcode National: GBR 608.FM

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.1X26

Entry Name: 44, Waterloo Street B2

Listing Date: 5 November 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217749

Location: Birmingham, B2

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 B2
No 44
SP 0686 NE 33/35 5.11.81
C1900. Brick and terracotta. In a Perpendicular Gothic style. Five storeys;
3 bays in the rhythm 1:2 plus the polygonal corner turret with entrance below
and another 4 bays on the return in Temple Row West. Ground floor with a
subsidiary entrance up steps and within a cusped and sub-cusped arch with
finial and 2 cusped and sub-cusped arched windows. The principal entrance up
steps and flanked by 2 orders of colonnettes and dainty decoration in the
stilted arches; left and right polygonal shafts carrying beasts bearing shields
inscribed O and A. First, second and third floors each with 3 cross windows
with cusped lights and set between horizontal moulded bands variously treated
in their details. Fourth floor with three 2 light ogee headed windows. Thin
banded polygonal buttresses rise either side of bay 1 almost to parapet height;
even thinner moulded shafts rise likewise left, right and between the other bays.
The polygonal corner turret is fenestrated similarly - as is the return on Temple
Row West. All except ground and first floor windows with original leaded lights.
Parapet with complex gable-cum-chimney, parapet and corner polygonal turret with
pointed slate roof.

Listing NGR: SP0689886970

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

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