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Newton Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4794 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -1.8986 / 1°53'55"W

OS Eastings: 406980

OS Northings: 286830

OS Grid: SP069868

Mapcode National: GBR 609.P3

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.1YM6

Plus Code: 9C4WF4H2+PG

Entry Name: Newton Chambers

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216859

Location: Ladywood, Birmingham, B2

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Cathedral Church of St Philip Birmingham

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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City Centre B2
No 43
(Newton Chambers)
and Nos 44 and 45
SP 0686 NE 33/11 21.1.70
Includes Nos 41, 42, 42A New Street. Circa 1899 by Essex, Goodman and Nicol.
Pink terracotta; slate roof. Four storeys plus attic; 5 bays, the fifth
containing the entrance and wider than the others plus the corner with its
little cupola. Ground floor with modern shop fronts and the entrance with
fanlight with 4 glazed lights. First floor with 4 tripartite windows beneath
broad segmental arches. These and the arch over the entrance with pretty,
detached scrolly members and ball flower ornament and a decorated stringcourse
above. Second and third floors each with 4 tripartite windows with ause-de-panier
arches to the lights and pretty, detached scrolly members. They are linked
vertically by baluster-like shafts left and right. In the fifth bay second
and third floors each have a 4-light transomed window with ause-de-panier
arches to the lights. They are treated together as a very shallow bay window
surmounted by a round window. Moulded eaves cornice. Attic with 4 canted
bay windows, terracotta faced but timber sided. The long return to New Street
(where are the entrances to Nos 41, 42 and 42A New Street) treated similarly,
but the centre gabled and with the second and third floors with canted bay
windows and 2-light rather then tripartite windows. Once housed the Kardomah
Cafe, some of whose interior is said to remain behind the present fittings.

Listing NGR: SP0698086830

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