The Gunmakers Arms Public House

4 Jun 2000
The Gunmakers Arms Public House, 21 And 23 Gerrard Street B19, Birmingham, West Midlands, B19 2DN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5104 Lozells B19 Nos 21 and 23 (The Gunmakers Arms Public House) SP 08 NE 7/39 II 2.

C1908 Corner public house 2 storeys machined bricks and terracotta with Flemish Renaissance details. Pilasters on pedestals articulate deep splayed reveal camber arched bar windows with leaded lights. Terracotta boarding to upper floors. Canted oriel bay window contained console voussoired bracket handle arch under finialed gable. Ribbed extended chimney stack to shaped gable end facing west. Interior retains complete bar fittings with tilework throughout. The public bar itself curves round the angle of the room, it is entirely faced in rich polychrome tile work with a bombe front and panels of griffins heads, garlands and ribbons, mahogany bar top with hand pumps. The bar back is fluted pilaster composition backed by tilework and topped by Art Nouveau stained glass. In the outdoor the fittings are similar and the bar back incorporates a fine cut glass mirror.

Listing NGR: SP0661289165


This is part of the Series: IOE01/2179 IOE Records taken by R J Wheeler; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr R. J Wheeler. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Wheeler, R. J

Rights Holder: Wheeler, R. J


Brick, Terracotta, Victorian Public House, 20th Century Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational