Fujifilm Finepix 1500 Photo #8 Gun Barrel Proof House, Banbury Street, Digbeth

I'd previously been at the other end of Banbury Street earlier in the year when I took shots of the former Eagle & Tun pub. I had no idea back then that a Grade II* listed building was at the end of the road. I checked beforehand on Heritage Gateway for any Grade II* listed buildings in Digbeth and the Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House came up. For a Sunday morning there was no one here, might also be due to it's location, other side of the railway line. Quite regularly down here I head trains passing by loudly. Obviously this place was built before the railway line existed (but probably after the local canal was built). Near here is Proof House Junction (on both the railway line and canal). This is the railway bridge / line that passed by Gun Barrel Proof House. Now under the bridge, approaching Gun Barrel Proof House. Gun Barrel Proof House is Grade II* listed. A gun barrel proof (testing) house commissioned by the Guardians of the Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House fr...

Technical Details

1/70 s
5 mm
100 ISO