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Latitude: 52.4876 / 52°29'15"N
Longitude: -1.9084 / 1°54'30"W
OS Eastings: 406313
OS Northings: 287744
OS Grid: SP063877
Mapcode National: GBR 5Y6.H4
Mapcode Global: VH9YW.VQYW
Plus Code: 9C4WF3QR+2J
Entry Name: 21-22, Hall Street
Listing Date: 29 April 2004
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1391276
English Heritage Legacy ID: 494072
Location: Birmingham, B18
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
997/0/10267 HALL STREET
Manufactory, now wholesale jewellers. Late C19 with late C20 alterations. Red brick with terracotta detailing, shallow pitched roof with tall gable stacks and a slate-covered roof set behind a shallow parapet.
PLAN: L-shaped plan on street corner plot, with entrance within splayed junction of the 2 street frontage ranges
EXTERIOR: Hall Street frontage of 2 storeys and 4 bays, rising from a shallow moulded plinth band. 3 ground floor windows, that to the left a wide 4-light display window, and to the right, 2, 2-light windows all with overboarded transom lights. The openings have shallow arched heads and an undulating string course above, as a linked drip mould. Above, a heavier string course defines the upper edge of a flat storey band. 2 upper floor windows, 2 paired openings to the left and 2 to the right, with stilted arch heads, advanced fluted keyblocks and hood moulds linked to the upper of 2 string courses at window transom level. Complex dentilled eaves cornice below shallow parapet with moulded coping. Entrance to splayed corner with shallow brick pilaster surround, imposts and stepped semi-circular arch with fluted keyblock supporting curved corbelled base of oriel turret. This has a stepped cill panel, with 3 recessed narrow light separated by slender terracotta piers. Moulded heads to window recesses, below deeply moulded cornice and stepped terracotta dome. Kenyon Street elevation of 5 bays, with stacked window openings retaining original transomed 2 light frames and arranged 2:3 with the wider windows to the right. Window openings detailed as on Hall Street elevation. 3 basement lights to right hand end, as ground slopes away.
INTERIOR: Main entrance with stick baluster stair rising from the rear of the entrance lobby.
Forms a group with No. 42 Caroline Street (q.v.).
A prominently-sited late C19 manufactory, which graphically demonstrates the evolution of the consciously - designed manufactory of the late C19, from the evolved, adaptive works as represented by the premises of Pickering and Mayell opposite.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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