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2 & 4, Branston Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4882 / 52°29'17"N

Longitude: -1.9086 / 1°54'31"W

OS Eastings: 406300

OS Northings: 287813

OS Grid: SP063878

Mapcode National: GBR 5Y5.GX

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.VQVD

Plus Code: 9C4WF3QR+7G

Entry Name: 2 & 4, Branston Street

Listing Date: 29 April 2004

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 494049

Location: Birmingham, B18

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


29-APR-04 2 & 4


A pair of shops, empty at the time of inspection (September 2000 ) Mid- C19 with later alterations. Painted red brick with ornamental brick detailing, central brick stack and a Welsh slated roof with crested clay ridge tiles.
PLAN: L-shaped plan, with short return wing to Hall Street.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attics, 3 bays, with late C19 shop fronts, now altered, with recessed doorways at either end of the frontage. Shallow stall risers below multi-pane timber shop display windows, and above, continuous display fascia with advanced gabled capitals to end pilasters. Above, 3 first floor windows with 2 over 2 pane sash frames, the left-hand windows with shallow segmental arched heads, the opening to the right with a keyed wedge lintel. Upper floor with 2 low 2 over 2 pane sash frames and a C20 3 light casement frame.
This pair forms part of a group with Nos.32-35 Hall Street (q.v.) and Nos. 36-37, Hall Street (q.v.)
A pair of shops with late C19 display windows, a now rare surviving component of the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter, sited amongst small and medium-sized manufactories at the centre of this manufacturing district, 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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