ASHLEY AND STRATHCONA BUILDINGS, BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1234299
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1993
Date of most recent amendment:
19-May-1993
Statutory Address:
ASHLEY AND STRATHCONA BUILDINGS, BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY, PRITCHATTS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHLEY AND STRATHCONA BUILDINGS, BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY, PRITCHATTS ROAD

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

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 04969 83739

Details

In the entry for BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY ROAD SF 08 SW Ashley & Strathcona 11/10035 Buildings, Birmingham University II GV Delete 'University Road' in the above entries and insert 'Pritchatts Road, Edgbaston'-

------------------------------------------ BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY ROAD SP 08 SW 11/10035 Ashley & Strathcona Buildings, Birmingham University GV II Linked university faculty buildings. 1961-64. Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis. Reinforced concrete frame to taller block, with pre-cast concrete and concrete blocks; flat roof. Tower block of concrete blocks with low pitched lead-covered roof. Low, slightly curved two-storey lecture room block, and linked to this a five-storey block containing tutors' offices, which is of spiral form and encloses a central covered, top- lit atrium with a staircase winding upwards around its outer perimeter. Low block with vertical strip windows and panels of wall between, which rise upwards to form a broken parapet. Taller block has an individual, 2-light window to each room, each with canted sides, forming an oriel. Expressed beam-ends at ceiling level between rooms.

Sherban Cantacuzino, Howell, Killick, Partridge and Amis.



Listing NGR: SP0496983739

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
410173
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cantacuzino, S, Howell Killick Partridge and Amis, (1981)

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: 22 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/00017/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoff Dowling. Source Historic England Archive
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