3, 4 AND 5, LEGGE LANE B1

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1076287
Date first listed:
08-Jul-1982
Statutory Address:
3, 4 AND 5, LEGGE LANE B1

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Location

Statutory Address:
3, 4 AND 5, LEGGE LANE B1

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

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 06025 87411

Details

LEGGE LANE 1. 5104 Hockley B1 Nos 3, 4 and 5 SP 0687 SW 28/13 II 2. 1895. Architects Essex Nicol and Goodman, a leading partnership in the use of terracotta decoration in late C19 Birmingham. Three storey,former Pen and Pen- holder works, elevation of 7 close set window bays. Principally terracotta faced with red brick to lower part of ground floor and rendered brick bands between storeys and in parapet carried up to tall shaped gable. A taught composition with the terracotta used to emphasise the structural grid of the elevation, Ground and first floor window set in segment headed terracotta arcades with moulded reveals and sloping sills. Asymmetrical doorways flank ground floor; the works entrance to left has broader elliptical arch with the ground floor cornice stepped in shaped gable over; the right hand office doorway narrow with semi-circular arch and sharply modelled terracotta brackets to steeply swept and curved pediment broken forward from cornice moulding. The second floor windows have similar details to lower floors but with round headed arcading and rosettes in spandrels. Rich terracotta frieze of vegetable forms flanked by capped console brackets and modillion cornice. Ball finials over parapet kneelers and on piers flanking shaped gable.



Listing NGR: SP0602687424

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
217358
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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