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Barclays Bank

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4758 / 52°28'32"N

Longitude: -1.9138 / 1°54'49"W

OS Eastings: 405950

OS Northings: 286428

OS Grid: SP059864

Mapcode National: GBR 5XB.BD

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.S13D

Entry Name: Barclays Bank

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216824

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
Nos 78 and 79
(Barclays Bank)
SP 08 NE 7/20A
1898, by C E Bateman. Red brick and stone; green slate tiled roof with bold
straited chimneys. Three storeys plus attic; 6 bays. In an Arts and Crafts
interpretation of the late C17 style. Ground floor with banded rustication
and 4 windows and a pair of narrower windows and a subsidiary door reading
together as 2 bays. First floor with 6 tall sash windows in stone eared
surrounds with bulgy friezes and dentilled cornices and fine wrought-iron
balcony railings. Second floor with 6 almost square sash windows in stone
surrounds. In the attic 6 pedimented dormer casement windows. Elaborately
bracketted eaves cornice. The return on Sheepcote Street. Two bays wide
and similarly treated, but with a single-storeyed stone porch, triangular
in plan, set piquantly in the second bay, ie towards the Broad Street front.
Excellent detailing throughout.

Listing NGR: SP0595086428

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

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