122-124 Colmore Row

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122 & 124 Colmore Row
122-124 Colmore Row.jpg
Former names Eagle Insurance offices
Alternative names Hudson's Coffee House
General information
Type Commercial
Architectural style Arts and Crafts
Location 122 & 124 Colmore Row, Birmingham
Country United Kingdom
Completed 1900
Height 15 metres (49 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 4
Design and construction
Listed Building – Grade I
Designated: 21 January 1970
Reference No. 1343375[1]

122-124 Colmore Row is a Grade I listed building on Colmore Row in Birmingham, England. Built as the Eagle Insurance Offices it was later occupied by Orion Insurance[2] and was Hudson's Coffee House until late 2011, It is currently vacant (as of December 2012).

Completed in 1900, it was designed in an Arts and Crafts style by William Lethaby and Joseph Lancaster Ball. Pevsner's The Buildings of England: Warwickshire describes it as "one of the most original buildings of its date in England"[2] and Foster's Birmingham (Pevsner Architectural Guides) as "one of the most important monuments of the Arts and Crafts Free Style in the country".[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "English Heritage - Listing". 
  2. ^ a b Pevsner, Nikolaus; Wedgwood, Alexandra (1966). The Buildings of England: Warwickshire (2003 ed.). Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-09679-8. 
  3. ^ Foster, Andy (2005). "Colmore Row". Birmingham. Pevsner Architectural Guides. London: Yale University Press. pp. 93–95. ISBN 0-300-10731-5. 

Coordinates: 52°28′49″N 1°54′06″W / 52.4804°N 1.9017°W / 52.4804; -1.9017