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© Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS

IoE Number: 217015
Photographer: Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
Date Photographed: 03 September 1999
Date listed: 21 January 1970
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II*

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CORPORATION STREET5104(east side)City Centre B2Nos 196 to 224 (even)

CORPORATION STREET 1. 5104 (east side) City Centre B2 Nos 196 to 224 (even) and Methodist Central Hall (formerly listed as Central Hall) SP 0787 SW 30/6 21.1.70 II* GV 2. Includes Nos 1, 3 and 5 (odd) Ryder Street. 1903-4, be E and J A Harper. Red brick and terracotta. Three storeys; 5 bays to the left, 7 to the right, of the tall slender tower. Ground floor with shops (nos 208, 214, 216 and 220 with their original shop fronts) and the deep arched entrance porch with excellent figure carving over and within it. To the left, couplets of depressed arched windows above tall canted bay windows; to the right, the main hall on the 1st floor represented by large round-arched traceried windows above small bow windows. Across the top a parapet and little polygonal turrets, their capping differing between left and right. The tower rises square and sheer almost to the top where its elaboration of detail matches that of the lower facades. The return on Ryder Street is similar and has more original shop fronts eg No 5 and especially No 3 on the corner.

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