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Ashley and Strathcona Buildings, Birmingham University

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4516 / 52°27'5"N

Longitude: -1.9283 / 1°55'41"W

OS Eastings: 404969

OS Northings: 283739

OS Grid: SP049837

Mapcode National: GBR 5TM.31

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.JMFZ

Entry Name: Ashley and Strathcona Buildings, Birmingham University

Listing Date: 30 March 1993

Last Amended: 19 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1234299

English Heritage Legacy ID: 410173

Location: Birmingham, B15

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Edgbaston

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Edgbaston St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

In the entry for
SF 08 SW
Ashley & Strathcona
11/10035 Buildings,
Birmingham University
Delete 'University Road' in the above entries and insert 'Pritchatts
Road, Edgbaston'-

SP 08 SW
11/10035 Ashley & Strathcona
Birmingham University
Linked university faculty buildings. 1961-64. Howell, Killick,
Partridge and Amis. Reinforced concrete frame to taller
block, with pre-cast concrete and concrete blocks; flat roof.
Tower block of concrete blocks with low pitched lead-covered
roof. Low, slightly curved two-storey lecture room block, and
linked to this a five-storey block containing tutors' offices,
which is of spiral form and encloses a central covered, top-
lit atrium with a staircase winding upwards around its outer
perimeter. Low block with vertical strip windows and panels
of wall between, which rise upwards to form a broken parapet.
Taller block has an individual, 2-light window to each room,
each with canted sides, forming an oriel. Expressed beam-ends
at ceiling level between rooms.

Sherban Cantacuzino, Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis.

Listing NGR: SP0496983739

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