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© Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS

IoE Number: 217671
Location: ALBERT CHAMBERS, TEMPLE STREET B2
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
Date Photographed: 14 August 1999
Date listed: 08 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II

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TEMPLE STREET5104City Centre B2Trocadero andAlbert ChambersSP 0686 NE 33/36

TEMPLE STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B2 Trocadero and Albert Chambers SP 0686 NE 33/36 II 2. Mid C19, altered in the late C19. Ground floor of yellow tiles with some green and brown decorative work; upper storeys stuccoed. Three storeys; 3 bays, the outer 2 advanced and with boldly cut quoins left and right. Ground floor with plasters carrying an entablature with mosaic frieze in which 'Trpcadeo', garlands and 'Albert Chambers' and a dentilled cornice. Within this framework is set a modern front between, on the left, an original wide arched entrance flanked by columns with stained glass windows above and, on the right, a subsidiary entrance to the chambers above. First and second floors each with 4 windows, those of the first floor with a moulded cornice running across their heads, those of the second floor with moulded sills and, the centre 2, with big blocks above them. All window sashes complete with glazing bars. Heavily bracketted moulded eaves cornice. Only vestigial remains inside of the decoration of circa 1900.

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