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The Anchor Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Nechells, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4745 / 52°28'28"N

Longitude: -1.8885 / 1°53'18"W

OS Eastings: 407673

OS Northings: 286295

OS Grid: SP076862

Mapcode National: GBR 62B.YT

Mapcode Global: VH9Z3.720B

Plus Code: 9C4WF4F6+RJ

Entry Name: The Anchor Public House

Listing Date: 10 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409970

ID on this website: 101234167

Location: Digbeth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B5

County: Birmingham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St Martin-in-the-Bull-Ring

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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7/10004 The Anchor Public House

Public house. 1901 by James and Lister Lea for Holt Brewery Company.
Red bricked terracotta (terracotta probably from Hathern Station Brick
and Terracotta Company of Loughborough). Flat roof concealed behind
parapet. Brick end and axial stacks.

Plan: situated on corner site with entrance on corner to central
public bar which is partitioned on right with separate entrance;
doorways also to left and right to passage, outdoor and smoke room.
Louis XIV style influence.

Exterior: 2 storeys 1:2:2 bay Bradford Street front and 2:1:2:1 Rae
Street elevation to right with 1-bay rounded corner. The terracotta
ground floor has large bar windows with moulded elliptical arches with
raised voussoirs and keystone and leaded panes with stained glass. The
round arch doorways have similarly treated arches and fanlights.
Entablature above ground floor with moulded cornice and fascia. On
first floor the terracotta 2-window bays are pilastered and have
raised voussoirs to round arches and friezes above with arabesques and
cartouchs. The curved corner window is similarly treated but has flat
arch and 1-window bays are plain. Terracotta moulded cornice and
parapet. Plain brick lower 2-storey, 2 bay wing on left.

Interior: Public bar has entrance porch in corner, low panelled screen
with Art Nouveau stained glass panels, anaglypta ceiling, pilastered
and panelled bar-front and bar-back with engraved mirror glass,
pilasters and canopy with wavey fretwork and fluted pilaster drops
forming lyre shapes. Hallway has radiator and glazed hatch.

Source: A Crawford, M Dunn and R Thorne. Birmingham Pubs 1880-1939.

Listing NGR: SP0767386295

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