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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: 1211181



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: 05-Nov-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217749

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WATERLOO STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B2 No 44 SP 0686 NE 33/35 5.11.81 II* 2. C1900. Brick and terracotta. In a Perpendicular Gothic style. Five storeys; 3 bays in the rhythm 1:2 plus the polygonal corner turret with entrance below and another 4 bays on the return in Temple Row West. Ground floor with a subsidiary entrance up steps and within a cusped and sub-cusped arch with finial and 2 cusped and sub-cusped arched windows. The principal entrance up steps and flanked by 2 orders of colonnettes and dainty decoration in the stilted arches; left and right polygonal shafts carrying beasts bearing shields inscribed O and A. First, second and third floors each with 3 cross windows with cusped lights and set between horizontal moulded bands variously treated in their details. Fourth floor with three 2 light ogee headed windows. Thin banded polygonal buttresses rise either side of bay 1 almost to parapet height; even thinner moulded shafts rise likewise left, right and between the other bays. The polygonal corner turret is fenestrated similarly - as is the return on Temple Row West. All except ground and first floor windows with original leaded lights. Parapet with complex gable-cum-chimney, parapet and corner polygonal turret with pointed slate roof.

Listing NGR: SP0689886970

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National Grid Reference: SP 06908 86973


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