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Latitude: 52.5823 / 52°34'56"N
Longitude: -1.9838 / 1°59'1"W
OS Eastings: 401195
OS Northings: 298275
OS Grid: SP011982
Mapcode National: GBR 2D3.V6
Mapcode Global: WHBG1.HCK6
Entry Name: Nos. 24-30 Bradford Street including 17 Newport Street and Nos. 1 and 1a Caldmore Road
Listing Date: 31 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343034
English Heritage Legacy ID: 219047
Location: Walsall, WS1
Electoral Ward/Division: St Matthew's
Built-Up Area: Walsall
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Walsall St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SP 0198 SW
BRADFORD STREET (east side),
Nos 24 - 30 (consecutive)
Includes No 17 Newport Street and Nos 1 and 1a Caldmore Road (Belsize House).
Row of shops and offices. 1830s, built by John Eglington on land acquired
in 1832. Stuccoed brick. A symmetrical composition with emphasised centre
and end blocks. Three storeys, with cornice and blocking course. End blocks
each of three bays, separated by Doric pilasters on ground floor and Corinthian
pilasters on upper floors. Ground floor has channelled rustication. Ground
floor windows have segmental heads. First floor windows have architraves.
All are sashed with glazing bars. Left-hand block (No 17 Newport Street)
has three bays facing Newport Street, the right-hand one blind on the first
and second floors. In the middle bay is an Ionic doorcase. Right-hand block
(No 1 Caldmore Road) has middle ground floor window replaced by doorway, and
one bay facing Caldmore Road. The middle block (No 27 Bradford Street) is of
three bays, with channelled rustication and Doric pilasters on the ground floor
and paired pilaster strips above. The windows are sashed with glazing bars.
The porch has paired columns, now with plain blocks as capitals. To left and
right are three-bay links to the end blocks. All have C20 shop fronts on the
ground floor. Sashed windows with glazing bars remain on the first floor,
except for No 29, but on the second floor only No 26 retains its sash. History:
Jerome K Jerome was born at No 1 Caldmore Road in 1859.
Listing NGR: SP0119598275
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