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Bloomsbury Branch Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Nechells, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4923 / 52°29'32"N

Longitude: -1.8716 / 1°52'17"W

OS Eastings: 408813

OS Northings: 288278

OS Grid: SP088882

Mapcode National: GBR 664.NF

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.HMX7

Plus Code: 9C4WF4RH+W9

Entry Name: Bloomsbury Branch Library

Listing Date: 19 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234054

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409724

ID on this website: 101234054

Location: Vauxhall, Birmingham, West Midlands, B7

County: Birmingham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

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5104 Nechells B7
Bloomsbury Branch Library
SP 08 NE 7/95
Striking composition in pink terracotta, mixed classical style of c.1893 standing
out as a landmark in this area, with tall entrance tower on corner crowned by square
upper dome high reading-room gable placed diagonally towards rear. Single-storey
street frontage mullions and transoms terracotta windows under 4-centres retaining
arches, with lively sculpture groups in tympana.

Listing NGR: SP0881388278

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