Ashley And Strathcona Buildings, Birmingham University

Date:
22 Jul 2001
Location:
Ashley And Strathcona Buildings, Birmingham University, University Road, Birmingham, West Midlands
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Ashley And Strathcona Buildings, Birmingham University, Pritchatts Road, Birmingham, West Midlands
Reference:
IOE01/00017/05
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

In the entry for BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY ROAD SF 08 SW Ashley & Strathcona 11/10035 Buildings, Birmingham University II GV Delete 'University Road' in the above entries and insert 'Pritchatts Road, Edgbaston'-

------------------------------------------ BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY ROAD SP 08 SW 11/10035 Ashley & Strathcona Buildings, Birmingham University GV II Linked university faculty buildings. 1961-64. Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis. Reinforced concrete frame to taller block, with pre-cast concrete and concrete blocks; flat roof.

Tower block of concrete blocks with low pitched lead-covered roof. Low, slightly curved two-storey lecture room block, and linked to this a five-storey block containing tutors' offices, which is of spiral form and encloses a central covered, top- lit atrium with a staircase winding upwards around its outer perimeter. Low block with vertical strip windows and panels of wall between, which rise upwards to form a broken parapet.

Taller block has an individual, 2-light window to each room, each with canted sides, forming an oriel. Expressed beam-ends at ceiling level between rooms.

Sherban Cantacuzino, Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis.



Listing NGR: SP0496983739

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Dowling_Geoff IOE Records for Dowling, Geoff; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Geoff Dowling. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Dowling, Geoff

Rights Holder: Dowling, Geoff

Keywords

Concrete, Lead, Reinforced Concrete, 20th Century Lecture Theatre, Education, Concrete Framed Building, Monument <By Form>, Faculty Building, University, Office, Unassigned, Building