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50, Albion Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4852 / 52°29'6"N

Longitude: -1.9122 / 1°54'44"W

OS Eastings: 406057

OS Northings: 287477

OS Grid: SP060874

Mapcode National: GBR 5X7.N0

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.SSYQ

Entry Name: 50, Albion Street

Listing Date: 29 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391247

English Heritage Legacy ID: 494046

Location: 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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Listing Text

997/0/10280 ALBION STREET
29-APR-04 50

Manufactory. c.1870 with minor late C20 alterations. Red brick with blue brick and moulded brick detailing and painted dressings. Welsh slate roof with gable stack to west end.
PLAN: Linear street frontage range with narrow rear passage, workshops to upper floor and offices and entrances below.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey, 4 bay range rising from a shallow blue brick plinth. Entrance to left set within tall Gothic arched outer opening, the doorway within a segmental arch-headed opening, with double 4-panel doors and an overlight with plain wooden tracery. Window openings, one to left and 2 to right with segmental outer arches and shouldered heads, linked by a stepped blue brick band. Glazing bar sash frames, with 6-pane upper sashes and horizontally-subdivided 2 -pane lower sashes. Wide painted storey band below 7 closely-spaced upper floor windows with multi-pane metal frames and 1 replacement casement. Segmental arched heads have painted springers and impost mouldings, and above, elaborate cut and moulded brick cornice. Rear elevation with 7 upper floor workshop windows with multi-pane frames.
Forms a group with No. 49 Albion Street (q.v.) and No.51 Albion Street (q.v.)

A little-altered small metal-working manufactory of c.1870, which forms part of a prominent street frontage of industrial premises. It is carefully detailed externally and displays the distinctive features characteristic of purpose-built manufactories in a specialist manufacturing district of Birmingham, now recognised as being of international significance.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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