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BLOOMSBURY BRANCH LIBRARY

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.

Name: BLOOMSBURY BRANCH LIBRARY

List entry Number: 1234054

Location

BLOOMSBURY BRANCH LIBRARY, NECHELLS PARKWAY B7

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

County:

District: Birmingham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 409724

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NECHELLS PARKWAY 1. 5104 Nechells B7 Bloomsbury Branch Library SP 08 NE 7/95 II 2. Striking composition in pink terracotta, mixed classical style of c.1893 standing out as a landmark in this area, with tall entrance tower on corner crowned by square upper dome high reading-room gable placed diagonally towards rear. Single-storey street frontage mullions and transoms terracotta windows under 4-centres retaining arches, with lively sculpture groups in tympana.



Listing NGR: SP0881388278

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National Grid Reference: SP 08813 88278

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