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29, George Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 29, George Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217113

OS Grid Reference: SP0580585588
OS Grid Coordinates: 405805, 285588
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4682, -1.9160

Location: Austen Place, Birmingham B15 1PJ

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

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 29
SP 0585 NE 40/32
C1800-10, tall detached 3 storey villa with symmetrical 3 bay front. Probably
red brick originally but remodelled in Grecian stucco C1830. Lower 2 storey
wing to right and one storey wing with annexes returning to coach house with
hipped slate roof on street frontage, to left. Plinth; moulded eaves cornice
to hipped slate roof; flanking stucco chimney stacks with stepped cornices.
All windows have simple architrave surrounds and retain glazing bar sashes.
Tripartite Venetian porch with segmental arch to centre, on 4 square piers
with Soanian incised panels supporting heavy entablature and blocking course
raised as pediment over centre. The lower 2 storey wing to right has same
fenestration as main block. The rear garden elevation has a pair of 2 storey
bows flanking doorway. The Round House (No 16 St James's Road qv) was originally
a folly in the grounds of No 29, subsequently sold off.

Listing NGR: SP0580585588

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Source: English Heritage

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