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G Make Peace building | by ell brown
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G Make Peace building

This is the G Make Peace building in Digbeth (on a road simply called Digbeth). It's at 136 Digbeth.


A bookshop is next door at 137 Digbeth.


Both 136 and 137 Digbeth are locally listed as Grade B.


Birmingham locally listed pdf file


Nos. 135-136 of 1913 by James Patchett, of Ombersley is late and crude but enjoyable Free Style: first-floor lunette, little oriels, green tiled frieze with the owner's name G. Makepeace, second-hand clothes seller.


No. 137 has an 18th century front much rebuilt in 1947, retaining a good pedimented window. Inside, evidence of timber construction. 18th century doors with broad plain architraves, and an early 19th century stick baluster staircase.


From Pevsner Architectural Guides: Birmingham by Andy Foster


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Taken on October 10, 2009