FORMER BIRMINGHAM MUNICIPAL BANK TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1268165
Date first listed:
14-Oct-1996
Statutory Address:
FORMER BIRMINGHAM MUNICIPAL BANK, BROAD STREET
Statutory Address:
TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK, BROAD STREET

Map

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TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK
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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER BIRMINGHAM MUNICIPAL BANK, BROAD STREET
Statutory Address:
TRUSTEE SAVINGS BANK, BROAD STREET

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

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 06363 86740

Details





SP 0686 NW BIRMINGHAM BROAD STREET (south side)

997/32/10167 Former Birmingham Municipal Bank (TSB)

GV II Bank. 1931, by T. Cecil Howitt. Portland stone and granite ashlar. Roof concealed. PLAN: Rectangular plan with entrance, in recessed centre of front behind colonnade, to large rectangular banking hall surrounded by offices. Monumental classical style building. EXTERIOR: Centre of north front breaks forward With Tetrastyle colonnade of giant Ionic columns in antis with broad terminal piers, flanked by blind rusticated walls with recessed corners, the returns of the recesses have tall and narrow decorative grilles; the entablature has a tall parapet and blind attic above set back, with a carved frieze. Behind the colonnade, 5 bays, the windows with architraves, the ground floor with grilles and with roundels above; central round-arched doorway in moulded architrave with rosettes and with bronze doors and fanlight grille; flanking the doorway ornate bronze lanterns. The side elevations have 1:7:1 bays, the end bays advanced, the windows in moulded architraves, those on ground floor with cornices and pediments on consoles, the tall parapet reduced at the centre to reveal round arched attic windows. INTERIOR: Large banking hall clad in polished limestone, the arcaded side walls with barley-twist arris mouldings to the arches and with carved roundels above; the front wall has small balconettes and grilles; the ceiling is coffered. SOURCE: Buildings of England, page 116.



Listing NGR: SP0636386740

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462175
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 116

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: 23 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/00017/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoff Dowling. Source Historic England Archive
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