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85 AND 87, CORNWALL STREET B3

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: 85 AND 87, CORNWALL STREET B3

List entry Number: 1290474

Location

85 AND 87, CORNWALL STREET B3

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: 21-Jan-1970

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217006

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CORNWALL STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B3 Nos 85 and 87 SP 0687 SE 28/12 21.1.70 II* GV 2. 1899, by William Henman and Thomas Cooper for Dr J E Parrott. In an Arts and Crafts style and as subtly asymmetrical as it is interesting. Brick and stone. Three storeys plus attic; 3 bays beneath a big gable plus a fourth narrow bay representing the plane of the street and with a narrow sash window in moulded surround on each floor. Ground floor rectangular in plan with 2 arched windows on the left, the entrance up steps within an arched porch and 3 narrow flat-headed sash windows on the right. Above the rectangular ground floor 2 canted bay windows rise through first and second floors divided by french windows above the entrance that give on to the balconies formed by a balustraded arcade at first floor level and by a range of Tuscan columns at second floor level. The fenestration of the 2 bay windows completely different and the left-hand one at first floor level even seems to indicate 2 floors. In the gable a tripartite window beneath a semi-circular pediment; either side of the gable a pedimented dormer window. Nothing inside. One of an important group of houses.



Listing NGR: SP0665687093

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National Grid Reference: SP 06656 87093

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