Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1034396

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1989

Statutory Address: 1-7, CORPORATION STREET


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Statutory Address: 1-7, CORPORATION STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 07031 86814


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The following building shall be included: CORPORATION STREET 1. 5104 SE 0786 (west side) 34/8 Nos 1-7 (odd) II GV 2. Commercial building, c.1880. Limestone ashlar with slate mansard roof. Free style composition with mixture of Hispanic/Elizabethan details. 5 storeys and attic; symmetrical 5-window range. Moulded cornice over C20 shop fronts with bracketed broken-pedimented central doorway to panelled door set in semi- circular arched architrave; festooned swan-necked pediment set above richly- carved panel to tympanum. Festoons flank bracketed architrave to central pro- jecting first-floor window which has carved festoons to frieze beneath balus- traded parapet of second-floor window which has columns with foliate capitals to swan-necked pediment. First and second floor has rounded projecting bay windows with carved detail to pediments and stone-transomed windows with fluted Ionic pilasters to broad mullions. Third-floor stone-mullioned and transomed cross windows have bracketed swan-necked flanking central triangular pediments; cross windows beneath richly-carved bracketed cornice. Bracketed pediments to dormer windows flanking central dormer with segmental-pedimented tablet set in broken pediment. A striking early example of Free Style architecture.

Listing NGR: SP0706786813


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Legacy System number: 409856

Legacy System: LBS

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