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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: 1116271



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


District: Walsall

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219053

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WALSALL MB BRIDGE STREET (north side) SP 0198 NW 13/18 No 29 (Taylor's Music Shop) GV II Music shop. 1893. Sculptor J Lea. White Hollington and red Penkridge sandstones. Three storeys with attic, three bays. Ground floor has mid- C20 shop front, below cornice, flanked by pilasters with granite shafts. The first floor also has pilasters between bays, of red sandstone carved with musical instruments. The capitals are carved with the heads of Handel, Bach, Mozart and Haydn. Between them each bay has a frieze carved with a biblical scene: at the left the fall of Jerico, in the centre David playing before Saul, at the right the Ark entering the Holy City. The pilasters of the first floor are carved with foliage and have Corinthian capitals. The entablature has a frieze carved with foliage and musical instruments. Above is an elaborate parapet with a central attic window projecting upwards within a round arch and under a cornice, with volutes to each side. At the outer corners of the parapet are statues of Euterpe, Goddess of Music, and of Melpomene, Goddess of Poetry.

Listing NGR: SP0142198574

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National Grid Reference: SP 01421 98574


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