© Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
BARCLAYS BANK, 78 AND 79 BROAD STREET B1
BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
03 September 1999
08 July 1982
Date of last amendment:
08 July 1982
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5104 City Centre B1
Nos 78 and 79
SP 08 NE 7/20A
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.