Assay Office, Newhall Street, Birmingham, West Midlands

Assay Office, Newhall Street, Birmingham, West Midlands
Photograph taken February 2000 © Copyright Historic England Archive ref: AA000611

The assay office is the site where metals could be weighed and tested. It is located near to the jewellery-making workshops of Birmingham. The office was built in 1878 and heightened in the 20th century.