GRESHAM CHAMBERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201826
Date first listed:
31-Mar-1992
Statutory Address:
GRESHAM CHAMBERS, 6-20, LICHFIELD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GRESHAM CHAMBERS, 6-20, LICHFIELD STREET

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

District:
City of Wolverhampton (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 91484 98726

Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198NW LICHFIELD STREET 895-1/12/255 (South side) Nos.6-20 (Even) Gresham Chambers

GV II

Terrace of 5 shops and offices. c1880. Brick with ashlar and polished granite dressings; tile roof with brick stacks. 4 storeys; 7-window range. Vernacular Revival and Jacobean style. Ground floor has C20 shop fronts inserted between banded granite piers with cornice over; drip course over most of 2nd floor; top coped parapet and 3 gables. Five 2-storey canted oriels to 1st and 2nd floors, the 1st 2 joined by segmental arch, all with parapets, but central oriel has part carried up as turret and part with swept copper roof; double-chamfered-mullioned windows with transoms and upper lights with leaded glazing, those to 1st floor have 2 transoms and some double-width lights; 3rd floor has 6-light mullioned window and six C20 casement windows with plain lintels. Banded stacks with diagonal shafts. Entrance to upper floors has Tudor head and cross-mullioned overlight with cusping. Built as part of the redevelopment of Lichfield St in 1880s.

Listing NGR: SO9148498726

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
378452
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 11 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03642/30
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr D.R. Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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