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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.


List entry Number: 1076234



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


District: Birmingham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217428

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MOSELEY STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B5 No 112 SP 08 NE 7/69 II 2. Police barracks. Circa 1880, built as a hostel. A large 3 storey and attic building in the Birmingham Gothic idiom associated with Martin and Chamberlain. Red brick with terracotta dressings. With even but slightly asymmetrical distribution of bays, dominated by 3 large gables with corbelled and ribbed, tall brick chimney shafts. The gables decorated with cut brickwork and terracotta panels. Coupled and single pointed arched windows with roll edged reveals and drip moulds. Those on first floor have blind tympana set in panels of terracotta with decorative roundels. Sash windows with leaded and stained glass to top lights. Large segmental arched courtyard entrance with double panelled doors. Site of Cardinal Newman's first residence in the city.

Listing NGR: SP0799185839

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National Grid Reference: SP 07991 85839


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