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Description: Elgar's Birthplace and Adjoining Coach House and Stables
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151678
OS Grid Reference: SO8078455642
OS Grid Coordinates: 380784, 255642
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1987, -2.2826
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SO 85 NW BROADHEATH CP UPPER BROADHEATH
4/8 Elgar's Birthplace and
adjoining coach house and
House. Mid C19. Brick, parallel roof ridges, slate to front, tiled to rear,
brick end stacks. 2 storeys; dentilled eaves cornice; 2-celled plan. Front
elevation: 4 windows are 16-pane sashes, ground floor windows have cambered
heads; central entrance has gabled porch on timber uprights, decorated barge-
boards and central pendant; panelled door with cambered head. Coach house
and stables, built by Sir Edward Elgar's father and uncle, W H Elgar and
Henry Elgar, adjoin to left. Birthplace and home of Sir Edward Elgar (1857-
1934) from 1857 to 1859.
Listing NGR: SO8078455642
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Source: English Heritage
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