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Big Bite - Broad Street, Birmingham

Big Bite - Broad Street, Birmingham.

 

Seen from opposite the car park off Tennant Street.

 

 

Big Bite

 

Bombay Mix

 

Balti Restaurant

 

 

A new tower block called "Left Bank" may get built behind it.

 

 

Sheepcote Street is behind. Hilton Garden Inn seen to the right.

 

Brasshouse Language Centre to the left.

 

 

Grade II listed

 

Barclays Bank, Birmingham

 

BROAD STREET

1.

5104 City Centre B1

Nos 78 and 79

(Barclays Bank)

SP 08 NE 7/20A

II

2.

1898, by C E Bateman. Red brick and stone; green slate tiled roof with bold

straited chimneys. Three storeys plus attic; 6 bays. In an Arts and Crafts

interpretation of the late C17 style. Ground floor with banded rustication

and 4 windows and a pair of narrower windows and a subsidiary door reading

together as 2 bays. First floor with 6 tall sash windows in stone eared

surrounds with bulgy friezes and dentilled cornices and fine wrought-iron

balcony railings. Second floor with 6 almost square sash windows in stone

surrounds. In the attic 6 pedimented dormer casement windows. Elaborately

bracketted eaves cornice. The return on Sheepcote Street. Two bays wide

and similarly treated, but with a single-storeyed stone porch, triangular

in plan, set piquantly in the second bay, ie towards the Broad Street front.

Excellent detailing throughout.

 

 

Listing NGR: SP0595086428

 

 

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

 

Source: English Heritage

 

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.

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Taken on February 28, 2015