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2, Somerset Road B20 (See Details for Further Address Information), Birmingham

Description: 2, Somerset Road B20 (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217240

OS Grid Reference: SP0489791148
OS Grid Coordinates: 404897, 291148
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5182, -1.9292

Location: 2 Somerset Road, Birmingham B20 2JD

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B20 2JD

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Listing Text

Handsworth B20
No 133
SP 09 SW 2/7
Includes No 2 Somerset Road. 1905, by Joseph Crouch and Edmund Butler. In an Arts
and Crafts style. On the corner and designed as one with No 2 Somerset Road, the
corner itself marked by a polygonal turret flanked by single gabled bays. Brick
plinth; pebbledashed with stone dressings; tiled roof with bracketed eaves and
brick chimney stacks. Two storeys plus attic. Ground floor with a 5 light
window beneath a tiled lean-to with bracketed eaves cornice and the door
with a 3-light mullioned window to its left. First floor with a Venetian
type window and, in the gable, a 3 light window. All windows with leaded
lights, some of them stained glass. The turret has cross windows with blank
tympana and blocking stones. On the return, the entrance to No 2 Somerset
Road in a stone surround that incorporates a window either side of the door,
a canted bay window and 1-, 2- and 3-light windows.

Listing NGR: SP0489791148

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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