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Latitude: 52.4847 / 52°29'4"N
Longitude: -1.9051 / 1°54'18"W
OS Eastings: 406540
OS Northings: 287424
OS Grid: SP065874
Mapcode National: GBR 5Z7.75
Mapcode Global: VH9YW.XTP3
Entry Name: 63, St Pauls Square
Listing Date: 29 April 2004
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1392807
English Heritage Legacy ID: 505847
Location: Birmingham, B3
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
997/0/10240 ST PAULS SQUARE
Offices, formerly bank. Late C19 with late C20 alterations. Smooth red brick with painted dressings and a slated roof.
PLAN: Corner site with street elevations to St Pauls Square and Ludgate Hill.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys rising from a shallow plinth with main entrance in splayed corner at the angle of the 2 ranges. Quoined surround to doorway with doorcase made up of diminutive fluted columns with scrolled capitals, below a basket-arched head with stressed keystone. Late C20 6-panel door. Above, richly embellished corbelled base to corner oriel, which supports a faceted turret with 2 tiers of 3 narrow lights, the lower ones with arched heads. Ludgate Hill frontage with 4 semi-circular arch-headed windows with banded brick heads incorporating moulded keyblocks with diminutive pediments, painted impost and cill bands. Secondary entrance to left with stilted semi-circular overlight above C20 door. Wide storey band above, and first floor windows arranged 1:1:2:1, deeply recessed within surrounds, and with semi -circular headed sash frames. Upper floor with coupled and tripled flat-headed sashes within openings linked by plain head and cill bands. Moulded eaves band with egg-and -dart and dentil decoration. St Pauls Square elevation formed of a single bay with detail matching that of the Ludgate Hill frontage.
INTERIOR: remodelled late C20, but retaining some late C19 plasterwork within modified plan.
Forms a group with Nos. 31-33 Ludgate Hill (q.v.), No.1 St Pauls Square (q.v.) and St Pauls Church (q.v.)
A prominent and well-detailed late C19 former bank, sited strategically close to manufactories and offices within an internationally significant manufacturing district and forming part of the formally-planned St Pauls Square, the setting of St Pauls Church.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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