File:Sculpture of Lorenzo Ghiberti on RBS - Royal Bank of Scotland - 79 - 83 Colmore Row, Birmingham.jpg

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This is the RBS bank building on Colmore Row (no 79 to 83).

It used to be occupied by Silversmiths, hence the medallions of Lorenzo Ghiberti and Benvenuto Cellini.

It is Grade II listed.

Designed by J.A. Chatwin, 1871-3.

79-83, Colmore Row B3, Birmingham

   COLMORE ROW
   1.
   5104
   City Centre B3
   Nos 79 to 83 (odd)
   SP 0687 SE 29/10 21.1.70
   II GV
   2.
   Late C19. Stone. Three storeys; 5 bays, the inner 3 slightly advanced. Ground
   floor with an arched side entrance up steps and beneath a segmental hood born on
   headless birds as brackets, a large arched window on a vermiculated surround. The
   principal entrance up steps, arched and within a porch with coupled Corinthian
   columns and balcony and then another large window and side entrance. First floor
   with, centrally, 3 windows with balconies and flanking unfluted Corinthian columns
   carrying heavily ornate segmental pediments with urns and outer windows in moulded
   surrounds and with detached segmental pediment. Second floor with an arcade of 7
   small arched windows with much sculpture in the spandrels and aprons and, left,
   Lorenzo Ghiberti and, right, Benvenuto Cellini. Above, in the centre, a richly
   decorated and bracketted cornice with attic balustrade.
   Listing NGR: SP0685387037
Date
Source Sculpture of Lorenzo Ghiberti on 79 - 83 Colmore Row - RBS - Royal Bank of Scotland
Author Elliott Brown (ell brown on Flickr) from Birmingham, United Kingdom
Camera location52° 28′ 52.47″ N, 1° 54′ 01.47″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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