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20, Highfield Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 20, Highfield Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217283

OS Grid Reference: SP0532985602
OS Grid Coordinates: 405329, 285602
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4683, -1.9230

Location: B4532, Birmingham B15 3DU

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

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 20
SP 0585 NW 39/24
Circa 1840 large detached stucco villa. Two storeys on a square 3 bay plan with
entrance front to Westbourne Crescent; rear way of circa 1855 along Highfield Road.
Main elevations have plinth, quoin pilasters, first floor plat band. Flat eaves
broken forward over pilasters. Hipped slate roof with stucco chimney stacks. First
floor windows in architrave, surrounds with cornices on consoles. The ground floor
of entrance front has former doorway (now window) with coupled pilasters, flanked by
canted bays, possibly of circa 1855, with dentil cornices and faceted keystones.
Present arched entrance in single storey annexe has reset panelled reveals. South-
west and north-west garden fronts have French windows in architrave surrounds on
ground floor, screened by fined verandahs of cast iron, 8 bays and 5 bays with leaded
tent roofs on scrollwork, coupled standards with openwork entablatures. Circa 1855
wing to Highfield Road has 4 windows in architrave surrounds and billiard room over
former coach house.

Listing NGR: SP0532985602

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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