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© Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS

IoE Number: 216824
Location: BARCLAYS BANK, 78 AND 79 BROAD STREET B1
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
Date Photographed: 03 September 1999
Date listed: 08 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II

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BROAD STREET5104City Centre B1Nos 78 and 79(Barclays Bank)SP 08 NE 7/20A

BROAD STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B1 Nos 78 and 79 (Barclays Bank) SP 08 NE 7/20A II 2. 1898, by C E Bateman. Red brick and stone; green slate tiled roof with bold straited chimneys. Three storeys plus attic; 6 bays. In an Arts and Crafts interpretation of the late C17 style. Ground floor with banded rustication and 4 windows and a pair of narrower windows and a subsidiary door reading together as 2 bays. First floor with 6 tall sash windows in stone eared surrounds with bulgy friezes and dentilled cornices and fine wrought-iron balcony railings. Second floor with 6 almost square sash windows in stone surrounds. In the attic 6 pedimented dormer casement windows. Elaborately bracketted eaves cornice. The return on Sheepcote Street. Two bays wide and similarly treated, but with a single-storeyed stone porch, triangular in plan, set piquantly in the second bay, ie towards the Broad Street front. Excellent detailing throughout.

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