MAIN BLOCK TO THE ROYAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1075733
Date first listed:
08-Jul-1982
Statutory Address:
MAIN BLOCK TO THE ROYAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, BROAD STREET B1

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAIN BLOCK TO THE ROYAL ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL, BROAD STREET B1

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

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 05916 86408

Details

BROAD STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B1 Main block to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital SP 08 NE 7/21 II 2. Built 1814 as Islington House for Rice Harris. Red brick and stucco; slate roof. Symmetrical building of 9 bays, the centre 3 of 2 1/2 storeys, the outer ones of 2 storeys and set back somewhat. The centre with central Tuscan porch with entablature with triglyph frieze and 2 sash windows each flanked by pilasters carrying a segmental arch. Broad band at first floor level. First floor with sash windows with cornices. Broad band at second floor level. Second floor with square casement windows within plain flat surrounds. Cornice and blocking course. The outer bays have, on the ground floor, windows with cornices and, on the first floor, windows with plain flat surrounds. All the windows of the outer bays altered to casements. The forecourt wall end railing built 'at the sole cost of 2 friends' apparently circa 1860.



Listing NGR: SP0591686408

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
216825
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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: 20 Aug 1999
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