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26, Frederick Street B1

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.486 / 52°29'9"N

Longitude: -1.9117 / 1°54'41"W

OS Eastings: 406095

OS Northings: 287566

OS Grid: SP060875

Mapcode National: GBR 5X6.SQ

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.TS73

Plus Code: 9C4WF3PQ+98

Entry Name: 26, Frederick Street B1

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217079

Location: Soho and Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, B1

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Hockley B1
No 26
SP 0687 NW 24/10
(Excluding works on corner with Regent Street). C1860-70 jewellry quarter
purpose built works and showroom premises. Three storeys stucco faced, a
broad virtually symmetrical 4 bay front with Italianate details. Deep plinth,
first and second floor sill bands. The frieze delicate incised geometric
pattern. Large moulded modillion brackets to prominent eaves cornice. The outer
bays have coupled windows in upper floor and on ground floor there are
3 tall coupled windows and off-centre doorway. The ground floor windows are
full length sashes with cambered heads and diamond and rosette panelled tympana
contained by architraves. These windows have probably been lowered, cutting
through plinth capping. The first floor windows have cambered arch architrave
surrounds as cornices over and consoles to sill course. Those on second floor
similar but the architraves eared with cresting to heads instead of cornices.
The doorway is flanked by pilasters with acanthuis caps (consoles and cornice
removed). Passage doorway to left hand. The elevation is characterised by
the constant use of semi-naturalic ornament.

Listing NGR: SP0609187566

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