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© Mr J J Sheridan LRPS

IoE Number: 216754
Location: BIRMINGHAM GUN BARREL PROOF HOUSE, BANBURY STREET B5
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr J J Sheridan LRPS
Date Photographed: 11 May 2003
Date listed: 21 January 1970
Date of last amendment: 21 January 1970
Grade II

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1. BANBURY STREET 5104 Digbeth B5 Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House (formerly listed under City Centre) SP 08 NE 7/7 21.1.70 II 2. 1813, by John Horton. Entered through big double gates within a later high wall of brick with 3 shaped gables with segmental pediments. The entrance gives on to a courtyard where the outer bays of this wall are seen to be office and Gatekeepers lodge respectively. Within the courtyard on the right the original building. Two storeys; 10 bays, originally 11 symetrical before the insertion behind the high wall of the later office. The entrance bay slightly advanced and with a segmental pediment and ause-de-panier arch between Tuscan columns with modillioned cornice and, above, splendid trophies by William Hollins with a broad shallow niche. Left and right, ground and first floors with a subsidiary 6-panelled door with panelled reveals, fanlight and Tuscan columns carrying a segmental pediment and sash windows with segmental pediments. Roll mould and parapet. Two rainwater heads with the date 1813.

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