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Park Mount House, Birmingham

Description: Park Mount House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216810

OS Grid Reference: SP0580083972
OS Grid Coordinates: 405800, 283972
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4537, -1.9161

Location: 1 Somerset Road, Birmingham B15 2RR

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B15 2RR

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Listing Text

(west side)
Edgbaston B5
Park Mount House
SP 08 SE 12/10
Circa 1829-30 (Calthorpe lease). A substantial 4 bay, 2 storey stucco villa
set in park like grounds now used as a golf course. East entrance front
with deep plinth, rusticated quoins, deep shallow entablature returned from
porch across ground floor, the top course acting as sill band to first floor.
Frieze, flat shallow boxed eaves to hipped slate roof. Later brick chimneys.
Tripartite ground floor windows set on plinth. First floor windows wood
casements set in architrave surrounds. Monumental Greek Doric coupled fluted
column porch set on plinths. Deep entablature with slight breaks in line
with columns. Greek Doric pilasters to wall. Double panelled doors in
panelled pilaster frame with cornice, rectangular fanlight set above. Three
bay south return with the windows set in shallow rectangular panels. West
front has left hand break containing 3 storeys (service side). Round headed
stair window to first floor off centre. Built out section of ground floor
with rusticated doorway.

Listing NGR: SP0502584424

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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