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IoE Number: 217158
Location: GREAT HAMPTON STREET WORKS, 80, 81 AND 82 GREAT HAMPTON STREET B18
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr D.R. Smith LRPS
Date Photographed: 09 September 2000
Date listed: 08 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II*

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GREAT HAMPTON STREET5104Hockley B18Nos 80, 81 and 82(Great Hampton street

GREAT HAMPTON STREET 1. 5104 Hockley B18 Nos 80, 81 and 82 (Great Hampton street Works) SP 0688 SW 22/6 II* 2. C1880 an imposing purpose built Gothic jewellery works of 3 tall storeys. High quality red brick with painted stone, cut brick and engineering brick dressings. Varied ranges of windows to each floor on moulded sill courses. Deep bracketted cornice and parapet. Steep gable end roof with copings. The windows are set in pointed arcades to upper floors whilst on the ground floor they have similar surrounds in pairs but are symmetrically distributed about the waggon entrance to the left and off centre office doorway. All are linked however by a drip mould string with stiff leaf stops and with ornate dragon carved stops between the pairs of windows. Lively lettering to the name of the works set in the band below the first floor. Quite unaltered works elevation in Birmingham Gothic of the 1880's and now a rare survival on this scale.

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