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TAYLOR AND CHALLEN LIMITED, DERWENT WORKS

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: TAYLOR AND CHALLEN LIMITED, DERWENT WORKS

List entry Number: 1075643

Location

TAYLOR AND CHALLEN LIMITED, DERWENT WORKS, 32-42, CONSTITUTION HILL B19

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: 08-Jul-1982

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216997

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CONSTITUTION HILL 1. 5104 City Centre B19 Nos 32 to 42 (even) (Taylor and Challen Ltd, Derwent works) SP 0687 NE 25/2 II 2. Circa 1912 and 1920. A large and monumental former engineering works, built of red brick with gault brick dressings. Cut and pierced brick detail and stone dressings show Arts and Crafts influence. Giant arcaded ground floor with panelled stone imposts and stone voussoir keyed semi-circular arches. The 2 high set upper floors have pairs of window bays divided by brick piers and flanked by broader brick pilasters. Stone cornice and panelled brick parapet with pierced work. The south-west corner is treated as a tower with bevelled return and small stone mullioned windows, slight raised brick work decoration. The south elevation after the corner is similar to main front with rendered aprons to windows. To the right of the main front, and linking with the 1938 extension, is a 3 bay machine shop continuation of the giant ground floor arcade with a projecting stone cornice surmounted by deep parapet with gable over. The parapet is taken up by a large panel of ceramic tiles with the company's name in slightly scrolled Edwardian lettering.



Listing NGR: SP0667787680

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National Grid Reference: SP 06695 87658

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