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Ordnance survey map of 79-83, COLMORE ROW B3
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The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 06852 87035


COLMORE ROW 1. 5104 City Centre B3 Nos 79 to 83 (odd) SP 0687 SE 29/10 21.1.70 II GV 2. Late C19. Stone. Three storeys; 5 bays, the inner 3 slightly advanced. Ground floor with an arched side entrance up steps and beneath a segmental hood born on headless birds as brackets, a large arched window on a vermiculated surround. The principal entrance up steps, arched and within a porch with coupled Corinthian columns and balcony and then another large window and side entrance. First floor with, centrally, 3 windows with balconies and flanking unfluted Corinthian columns carrying heavily ornate segmental pediments with urns and outer windows in moulded surrounds and with detached segmental pediment. Second floor with an arcade of 7 small arched windows with much sculpture in the spandrels and aprons and, left, Lorenzo Ghiberti and, right, Benvenuto Cellini. Above, in the centre, a richly decorated and bracketted cornice with attic balustrade.

Listing NGR: SP0685387037


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

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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01370/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoff Dowling. Source Historic England Archive
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