PUBLIC LIBRARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1076161

Date first listed: 22-May-1972

Statutory Address: PUBLIC LIBRARY, SPRING HILL B18

Map

Ordnance survey map of PUBLIC LIBRARY
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Location

Statutory Address: PUBLIC LIBRARY, SPRING HILL B18

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

District: Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SP 05564 87464

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History

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Details

SPRING HILL 1. 5104 Ladywood B18 Public Library SP 0587 SE 27/7 22.5.72 II* 2. 1893 by Martin and Chamberlain, a small but richly designed Gothic style library on corner site with Icknield Street. Bright red brick with the partnership's typical wealth of simply modelled terracotta dressings and decoration. Prominent corner clock tower over entrance with pinnacle clasped spire. Steep gable end tiled roof with cresting tiles. Finialed gabled window bays with lofty paired lancets containing ogee arched and pointed lights with decorative terracotta panels between floors. Triple group with taller gabled centre light, under pyramid roof to west end of south front. Interior galleried with balconies. Supported by marble columns. Pointed barrel vault over open 2 storey space.



Listing NGR: SP0556487464

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 217643

Legacy System: LBS

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