There are two settings that have to be right for the globe mode to work.
First setting is Chrome browser hardware acceleration setting:
Settings > Advanced > System > Use hardware acceleration when available > On
Second setting is globe mode in Google Maps:
Move mouse over Layers selection icon in the lower left corner:
Click on More:
Correct coordinates in decimal degrees (DD) are: 52.519933 -1.8295
The format you provided is Degrees Decimal Minutes (DDM) - see here to convert: https://www.pgc.umn.edu/apps/convert/. Longitude is 1 49.770 west (as you know that Birmingham is west of Greenwich meridian), thus negative values - be sure to get that right.
explains that the coordinates are lat-long * 1E7 (hence the "E7" designation).
From that web page:
We can also easily convert latitudeE7 and longitudeE7 by dividing by
1e7. 481265044/1e7 becomes 48.1265044 and 116593258/1e7 is 11.6593258
giving us the ...