National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

University Coat of Arms


Type Other

     This coat of arms consists of two heraldic shields, the left hand bearing shield bearing a lion and mermaid, underneath which there is an open book with an inscription upon it. The right hand shield bears seven crosses and five diamonds. In the middle, behind the shields a pole rises, with a snake wrapped around it. The ribbon below bears an inscription.
     The Dental Hospital was designed by Edward Allen on S. N. Cooke and Partners in 1965. Bloye produced several pieces for Cooke and Partners.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Bloye, William James Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole Fibreglass, painted 2.4m h x 2m w

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
WMbiBIxx018 BM
General condition Good
Surface condition
Structural condition
Road St Chad's Queensway
Precise location University of Birmingham Dental Hospital, wall facing Queensway
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design None
Year of unveiling c.1973
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by Cooke and Partners (Architects of the building)
Duty of care University of Birmingham Dental Hospital.
Listing status Don't know
At risk? Not at risk

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