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Description: 13 and 14, Charlotte Road B3
Date Listed: 27 November 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 216892
OS Grid Reference: SP0630085298
OS Grid Coordinates: 406300, 285298
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4656, -1.9087
No 13 and 14
SF 0685 SW 46/5 27.ll.81
Circa 1845 virtually semi-detached villas designed as a symmetrical pair.
Two storeys red brick with 3 storey tower features projecting each end. Stucco
dressings, plinth, sill bands. Low slate roofs with boxed eaves. Low hipped
roofs to towers. Chimney stacks composed of 3 or 4 narrowly arcaded brick
shafts with common cornices, one set bridging gap between houses. Three bays
each including the tower. Sash windows in stucco architraves with moulded
sills on consoles, eared architraves with cornices to those on ground floor.
On the towers the lst floor window also have cornices, their blocking courses
acting as bases to square framed 2nd floor window with miniature profiled
volutes and consoles at head to eaves. Grooved pilaster porches partially
overlapping the towers, entablatures with doubled muted consoles to cornices,
blocking courses. Four panel doors with side lights. No 13 retains 2 storey
screen wall coach house with rubber brick segmental arched doors and side
door. Stucco coping carried out from 2nd floor sill band of adjoining tower.
No 13 was the home of Joseph E Southall, an eminent Birmingham artist, and
contains painted doors and other items related to him.
Listing NGR: SP0630085298
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Source: English Heritage
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