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© Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS

IoE Number: 216985
Location: UNION CLUB, COLMORE ROW B3
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
Date Photographed: 29 August 1999
Date listed: 21 January 1970
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II

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COLMORE ROW5104City Centre B3Nos 85, 87 and 89[formerly listed as No 87

COLMORE ROW 1. 5104 City Centre B3 Nos 85, 87 and 89 [formerly listed as No 87 (Union Club)] SP 0687 SE 29/11 21.1.70 II GV 2. Circa 1870, by H R Yeoville Thomason, and the former Union Club. Stone. Two storeys plus basement; 7 bays, the outer 2 advanced and asymmetrical, plus the curve to the left-hand return on Newhall Street. Ground floor with a single window in a rusticated wall, a modern shop front, the open porch with tiled soffit and coupled unfluted Corinthian columns approached, left and right, up modern flights of steps, another modern shop front and then bold canted bay window with heavy rustication and masks as keystones to the windows. First floor with 3 windows with heavy pediments on brackets, a tripartite window over the porch with central segmental pediment, 2 more windows with pediments and another tripartite window a little broader than the first. All windows with arched lights, balconies, keystones and richly carved spandrels. Rich foliage frieze, bracketted eaves cornice and blocking course with urns. The return 4 bays and simpler in its rhythms.

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