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13, Church Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 13, Church Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 216916

OS Grid Reference: SP0551784908
OS Grid Coordinates: 405517, 284908
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4621, -1.9202

Location: B4217, Birmingham B15 3SR

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B15 3SR

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 13
SF 0584 NE 49/8
Circa 1850-55 a large Italianate villa set back in large garden and approached
by carriage sweep drive. The villa is stucco faced, of 2 tall storeys to
front and 3 to sides. Three bay symmetrical front with screen wall linking
coach house to north-west side. Plinth; chamfered rusticated quoins; applied
parapet to lst floor, the "coping" as sill course. Floral band as bed to
frieze with doubled acanthus console brackets supporting deep flat boxed eaves.
Hipped slate roof with corniced chimneys and 2 camber headed slate cheek dormers.
Tripartite ground floor windows in eared architraves with plaster dividers.
panelled friezes with consoles and large scrolled consoles flanking heads
and supporting the cornices. Panels of blind balustrading rise from the latter
to the sills of the lst floor windows. These have revealed pilasters to rounded
heads and pannelled spandrels flanked by large consoles supporting segmental
pediments. Large porch of paired, fluted Corinthian columns, entablature
surmounted by balustrade. Attic storey windows set between consoles on side
elevations and large stair light with archivolt arch on consoles to north-west.
Three bay south-east side has similar fenestration to front. The stable block
linked by screen wall has a hipped slate roof. Segmental entrance, radiating
glazing bars to arched windows, those on lst floor cutting into eaves.

Listing NGR: SP0551784908

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Source: English Heritage

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