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The Corinthians, Birmingham

Description: The Corinthians

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216790

OS Grid Reference: SP0663784969
OS Grid Coordinates: 406637, 284969
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4626, -1.9037

Location: 1 Speedwell Road, Birmingham B5 7UB

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B5 7UB

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Listing Text

(east side)
Edgbaston B5
No 96
(The Corinthians)
SP 0684 NE 51/1
Circa 1855 substantial, 5 bay, 2 storey Calthorpe Estate villa. Stucco faced
with hipped slate roof. Corniced stucco chimneys with arcaded panels. The
chanelled ground floor has canted bay windows throughout, rising from moulded
sills on ground and with Corinthian pilasters dividing the sash lights.
Richly modelled Corinthian column porch. Ground floor entablature with dentil
cornice broken forward over bays and porch, the blocking course acting as
sill course to the first floor windows. There are round headed, in moulded
reveals, with a roll moulded string at import level arched up over heads
from angled acanthus leaf stops. Bed mould to main frieze of incised key
pattern and moulded bed to the flat eaves. Stringcourses etc returned to
side elevations. South side has approximately contemporary wooden conservatory
arcaded lights, the dividers capped by consoles. Ridge lantern.

Listing NGR: SP0663784969

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Source: English Heritage

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