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68 and 68a, Harborne Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 68 and 68a, Harborne Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217250

OS Grid Reference: SP0491385702
OS Grid Coordinates: 404913, 285702
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4692, -1.9291

Location: Harborne Road, Birmingham B15 3HE

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
Edgbaston B15
Nos 68 and 6dA
SP 0485 NE 38/22
Corner site. A small C184O 3 bay stucco villa enlarged C1855-60, the new
addition to corner becoming the main house with the original (No 68A) as the
service wing. The original part has a symmetrical elevation with plat band
and central doorway with fanlight. Hipped slate roof. Revealed glazing bar
sashes. The 1855-60 Italianate addition is taller, also stucco faced with
plinth, rusticated quoins, applied parapet over ground floor cornice; console
brackets to eaves of hipped slate roof. Elevation to Harborne Road
asymmetrical with broad external chimney stack with bracket corniced shaft to
right hand; off centre pilastered porch with pilastered archivolt arched window
above; low set fan of similar windows to left. The south west return has 2
similar windows to left hand above pilastered tripartite rectangular bay
window with pent roof. South east garden front has a triple group of archivolt
arched windows, eared architrage sash windows and a big window with bracketed
cornice. The original house on this front has glazing bar sashes and a good
geometrical trellis verandah.

Listing NGR: SP0491385702

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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