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Burne-Jones House, 11 - 12 Bennetts Hill (Scottish Widows Building)

I was making detors off the side streets off New Street, when I found some plaques on Bennetts Hill of Edward Burne-Jones.

 

It was also known as Scottish Widows Building. At 11 - 12 Bennetts Hill. It may now be known as Burne-Jones House, although it seems to be empty now.

 

Later went back to get a shot of the Scottish Widow Building (or Burne-Jones House).

 

No 11 - 12 Bennetts Hill - the Scottish Widows Building, of 1930-31 by E. C. Bewlay of Peacock & Bewlay. A heavy block, but with a wiry appearance partly due to the architraves projecting forward of the pilasters. Neo-Egyptian capitals and sculpted heads.

 

From Pevsner Architectural Guides: Birmingham by Andy Foster.

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Taken on June 24, 2010