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Description: 4, Church Road B15
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216908
OS Grid Reference: SP0545185412
OS Grid Coordinates: 405451, 285412
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4666, -1.9212
SF 0585 SW 44/1
Part of the Birmingham School for the Deaf. Circa 1815 one of the earliest
Calthorpe Estate villas added to circa 1860. Stucco; slate roof. Two storeys;
3 bays. Rusticated ground floor with 2 window in ball shallow round-arched
recesses and a central porch with coupled Roman Doric columns, triglyph frieze
and modillion cornice. First floor windows plain sashes (the centre one altered)
sitting on a moulded stringcourse. Glazing bars throughout. Moulded eaves
cornice and low parapet. To the left, a 2-storeyed full-height service wing
of circa 1860 with irregular fenestration, the same stringcourse and overhanging
eaves. To the right, a single-storey link to the 2-storeyed former coach
house. Tripartite window in place of the entrance, moulded stringcourse (partly
gone) and Venetian lst floor window in broken pediment. Rear of main house
with two 2-storeyed bow windows on a high basement with continuous cast-iron
verandah of slim shafts with scroll brackets supporting openwork girders and
ogee roof. Modern additions not included in the listing.
Listing NGR: SP0545185412
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Source: English Heritage
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