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50, Carpenter Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 50, Carpenter Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 216881

OS Grid Reference: SP0571185216
OS Grid Coordinates: 405711, 285216
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4649, -1.9174

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

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Listing Text

5104 Edgaston B15
No 50
SP 9585 SE 45/26 21.1.70
C1870, a substantial and important Gothic home by Chamberlain. Tall proportions
with asymmetrical elevations of red brick - polychrome brick banding, stone
dressings end decorative tilework. Two storeys and attics with 2 gabled to
front. Gable end elate mote with Gothic ridge tiled and saddlestones to
gables. Slender shafts to brick chimney stacks. Paired windows consisting
of 2 pointed lights divided by colonette. Pointed arcade with tracery to
stone porch, continued blind against blank wall to left with quatrefoil panel
below 1st floor window. Ornate modelling of stone eaves to side with decorative
panel of polychrome tiles and similar tilework in tympana of window, a feature
repeated on the garden elevation. On the left hand west side a short screen
wall links the coach house, slate roof with saddlestone to gable, banded red
brick walls.

Listing NGR: SP0571185216

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Source: English Heritage

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