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St John's House (The Original Eighteenth Century House Only), Birmingham

Description: St John's House (The Original Eighteenth Century House Only)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216730

OS Grid Reference: SP1136987652
OS Grid Coordinates: 411369, 287652
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4867, -1.8340

Location: Alum Rock Road, Birmingham B8 3HX

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B8 3HX

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Listing Text

Saltley B8
No 652
(St John's House)
(the original C18
house only)
SP 18 NW 8/1
Mid C18 house of red brick on an L plan. Two storeys with a 3 bay front to
road. Plat band and toothed brick eaves to gable end old tile roof. Broad
windows with segmental gauged brick arches, most with late C19 tripartite
casements first floor right hand window lengthened early C19 with marginal
glazed casement. Another similar window in east gable end. The wing on this
side has 2 windows and a gabled dormer. The entrance is also on this side
with a doorway of engaged Tuscan columns with sections of entablature supporting
the pediment over the semi-circular fanlight. To the west gable end of the
main block is a 2 storey brick bow with an ogee arched gothic glazed window
on the first floor and a revealed glazing bar sash window to the ground floor.
Large C20 neo Georgian additions and chapel excluded from listing.

Listing NGR: SP1136987652

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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