51, ALBION STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1391249
Date first listed:
29-Apr-2004
Statutory Address:
51, ALBION STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
51, ALBION STREET

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

District:
Birmingham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SP 06049 87471

Details

BIRMINGHAM

997/0/10279 ALBION STREET 29-APR-04 51

II Manufactory. Late C19, possibly remodelled from an earlier dwelling, with late C20 alterations. Red brick with painted stone dressings, stuccoed pedimented parapet and a Welsh slate roof with a single gable stack. PLAN: L-plan complex with office range to front and monopitch storeyed workshop range to rear. EXTERIOR: Near-symmetrical 3-bay elevation of 2 storeys, rising from a shallow blue brick plinth. Doorway to left, wide 3-light window to centre and narrower window to right. All openings with shallow segmental-arched heads with painted imposts, springers and advanced keystones. Doorway with 4-panel door and blind overlight, window openings with late C20 frames. Upper floor windows detailed as those below, but with bracketed cills. Dentilled and bracketed eaves cornice with shallow pedimented parapet above. Monopitch workshop range to rear with chimneys to workshop hearths in west wall. Forms part of a group with No.50 Albion Street (q.v.) and No.52 Albion Street (q.v.) A small manufactory of c.1870 , incorporating offices and workshops forming part of a prominent street frontage range of industrial premises at the heart of a specialist manufacturing district of Birmingham, now recognised as being of international significance.

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
494047
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.

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