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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GREAT HAMPTON STREET WORKS

List entry Number: 1075544

Location

GREAT HAMPTON STREET WORKS, 80, 81 AND 82, GREAT HAMPTON STREET B18

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Jul-1982

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217158

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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.



Listing NGR: SP0617188102

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National Grid Reference: SP 06158 88088

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