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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: HORSE SHOE SHAPED FORMER STABLES AND STORES AT NUMBER 23 (CITY OF BIRMINGHAM ENGINEERS DEPOT)

List entry Number: 1220997

Location

HORSE SHOE SHAPED FORMER STABLES AND STORES AT NUMBER 23 (CITY OF BIRMINGHAM ENGINEERS DEPOT), 23, SHEEPCOTE STREET B16

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: 22-Nov-1976

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217603

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History

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Details

SHEEPCOTE STREET 1. 5104 Ladywood B16 Horse-shoe shaped former stables and stores at No 23 (City of Birmingham Engineers Depot) SP 0586 NE 31/9 22.11.76 II* 2. C1840 and built for the London and North Western Railway as a mineral and coal wharf. Asymmetrical composition of horseshoe design built within the angle of Sheepcote and St Vincent Streets where the entrance is flanked by 2 houses. Ribbed ramps laid from the entrance, one straight down and under an arch at the crown of the horseshoe, the other around the horseshoe and over the arch. Red brick and some stone trim; slate roofs. The stables and stores are arranged in a horseshoe shape and stand above more streets approached by the many roads under the arch. They consist of 10 single storeyed bays, a central 152 storeyed bays and another 10 single storeyed bays. The arrangement is somewhat impaired on the right by a later glazed wooden addition. Round headed wooden casement windows and segment headed stable doors. Beneath the arch, at the back of this building, more streets within arches separated one from another by battered buttresses.



Listing NGR: SP0563586790

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National Grid Reference: SP 05635 86790

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