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Giles House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4705 / 52°28'13"N

Longitude: -1.9258 / 1°55'32"W

OS Eastings: 405137

OS Northings: 285845

OS Grid: SP051858

Mapcode National: GBR 5TD.N8

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.K5RF

Entry Name: Giles House

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217254

Location: Birmingham, B15

County: Birmingham

Metropolitan District Ward: Edgbaston

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Edgbaston St George with St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

HARBORNE ROAD
1.
5104
(north side)
Harborne B15
No 83
(Giles House)
SP 0585 NW 39/5
II* GV
2.
C1855. An Italianate house of unusual design and the birthplace of Sir Austin
Chamberlain (1836-1937). Red brick with stucco quoins left and right; slate
roof. Big moulded plinth. Ground floor windows round arched and with stucco
capitals and gauged brick voussoirs within brick relieving arches with stuccoed
keystones. First floor windows 4 centred with gauged brick voussoirs and
sitting on moulded stucco sill band. Panelled eaves frieze with brackets.
Entrance porch on right hand return has openwork iron arch and fanlight.
Corrugated iron lean-to to passage 4 bays long and with similar openwork iron
arches at side. The door in a single storeyed brick vestibule.

Listing NGR: SP0513785845

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