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Main Block to Royal School for Deaf Children, Birmingham

Description: Main Block to Royal School for Deaf Children

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216841

OS Grid Reference: SP0542885474
OS Grid Coordinates: 405428, 285474
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4672, -1.9215

Location: B4217, Birmingham B15 1RP

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B15 1RP

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 34
(Main block to Royal
School for Deaf Children)
SP 0585 SW 44/3
A substantial 2-storey, 3 bay buff stucco classical early Calthorpe estate
villa of c.1815. Very slightly recessed bay wings, probably slightly later
additions. The main block has shallow rustication to ground floor, plinth
and first floor sill band. Flat bracketted eaves to low pitch hipped slate
roof. Left hand ground floor window set in shallow rectangular panel carried
down to plinth. Right hand window probably of c.1850-60: a tripartite Doric
plastered rectangular bay with entablature. Glazing bar sashes to first
floor, tripartite to right with stucco dividers. Porch of coupled Roman
Doric columns with triglyph and medallion frieze and modillion cornice, blocking
course. Panelled reveal round headed doorway with inverted looped radial
and marginal glazed pattern to fanlight. Some late C19 fenestration to wings,
that to right with modern school extensions not included in listing. The
villa is similar in design to No 4 Church Road adjacent.

Listing NGR: SP0542885474

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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