THE FIRE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1034403

Date first listed: 02-Aug-1990

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Sep-1990

Statutory Address: THE FIRE STATION, ROSE ROAD, HARBORNE

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Location

Statutory Address: THE FIRE STATION, ROSE ROAD, HARBORNE

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

District: Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: SP0357584793

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/02/2013

SP 08 SW 11/53 5104

ROSE ROAD Harborne The Fire Station

(Formerly listed under STATION ROAD)

II

Fire station. 1907. Red brick with stone ashlar dressing; gabled and hipped plain tile roofs; red brick end and ridge stacks with stone capping. Rectangular plan with tower to rear of offices to left. Fire station and tower in Baroque style; offices in Vernacular Revival style. Fire station of 3 storeys; 4-bay, 6- window, first-floor range. Stone-mullioned 2-light windows to upper floors, of one light to ground floor. Stone cill bands and egg-and- dart string course touching keystones of ground-floor entrances; bust of fireman set in Baroque cartouche to centre. Pedimented and slightly-projecting entrance bays flanking centre: original sliding doors set in rusticated semi-circular arches with cartouches to keys and scrolled knees to rusticated pilasters framing 4-light first- floor windows and second-floor lunettes with aprons and rising to meet open pediments with swags to tympanae. Canted 2-storey bay to left with similar fenestration. Offices to left of 2-storeys; 4- window range with roughcast first-floor: semi-circular arched doorway to right adjoining slightly-projecting bay with gablet and gabled bay with canted 2-storey bay window to left; casement windows, those to ground floor transomed. Tower has swept coping to parapet and open pediments over top-floor semi-circular arched windows with stone voussoirs. Interior not inspected but noted as having glazed brick walls, draining floor and half-glazed doors to fire station. A fine example of an Edwardian fire station, clearly influenced by the contemporary work of the London County Council.



Listing NGR: SP0357584793

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Legacy System number: 409865

Legacy System: LBS

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