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© Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS

IoE Number: 217428
Location: 112 MOSELEY STREET B5
Photographer: Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
Date Photographed: 02 September 1999
Date listed: 08 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II

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MOSELEY STREET5104City Centre B5No 112SP 08 NE 7/69

MOSELEY STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B5 No 112 SP 08 NE 7/69 II 2. Police barracks. Circa 1880, built as a hostel. A large 3 storey and attic building in the Birmingham Gothic idiom associated with Martin and Chamberlain. Red brick with terracotta dressings. With even but slightly asymmetrical distribution of bays, dominated by 3 large gables with corbelled and ribbed, tall brick chimney shafts. The gables decorated with cut brickwork and terracotta panels. Coupled and single pointed arched windows with roll edged reveals and drip moulds. Those on first floor have blind tympana set in panels of terracotta with decorative roundels. Sash windows with leaded and stained glass to top lights. Large segmental arched courtyard entrance with double panelled doors. Site of Cardinal Newman's first residence in the city.

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