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Giles House, Birmingham

Description: Giles House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217254

OS Grid Reference: SP0513785845
OS Grid Coordinates: 405137, 285845
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4705, -1.9258

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
Harborne B15
No 83
(Giles House)
SP 0585 NW 39/5
C1855. An Italianate house of unusual design and the birthplace of Sir Austin
Chamberlain (1836-1937). Red brick with stucco quoins left and right; slate
roof. Big moulded plinth. Ground floor windows round arched and with stucco
capitals and gauged brick voussoirs within brick relieving arches with stuccoed
keystones. First floor windows 4 centred with gauged brick voussoirs and
sitting on moulded stucco sill band. Panelled eaves frieze with brackets.
Entrance porch on right hand return has openwork iron arch and fanlight.
Corrugated iron lean-to to passage 4 bays long and with similar openwork iron
arches at side. The door in a single storeyed brick vestibule.

Listing NGR: SP0513785845

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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