List entry

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: METHODIST CENTRAL HALL

List entry Number: 1075607

Location

1, 3 AND 5, RYDER STREET B15
196-224, CORPORATION STREET B2
METHODIST CENTRAL HALL, CORPORATION STREET B2

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: 21-Jan-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Jul-1982

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217015

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

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.



Listing NGR: SP0741687337

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National Grid Reference: SP 07395 87311

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