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1-7, CORPORATION STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 1-7, CORPORATION STREET

List entry Number: 1034396

Location

1-7, CORPORATION STREET

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

County:

District: Birmingham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Nov-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 409856

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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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National Grid Reference: SP 07031 86814

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