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23 and 23a, Highfield Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 23 and 23a, Highfield Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217284

OS Grid Reference: SP0534085688
OS Grid Coordinates: 405340, 285688
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4691, -1.9228

Location: B4532, Birmingham B15 3DP

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

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Listing Text

SF 0585 NW 39/25
Edgbaston B15
Nos 23 and 24

The address shall be amended to read HIGHFIELD ROAD
Edgbaston B15
Nos 23 and 23A

Edgbaston B15
Nos 23 and 24
SP 0585 NW 39/25
Circa 1840, a pair of substantial 2 storey stucco villas with classical and
Italianate details. Built as an identical pair with recessed link bay, but No 23
altered circa 1865. Three bay fronts; chanelled ground floor; first floor sill
course, frieze, moulded cornice and parapet. The mid 1860's alterations to No 23
comprise 2 two storey canted bays with composite pilasters, dentil course
entablature carried across ground floor with composite columns flanking the doorway;
modillion brackets to main cornice and pierced parapet. No 24 retains architrave
framed windows, with splayed feet on plinth to ground floor, and eared architrave
doorcase in panelled strip frame with stepped console brackets to moulded cornice.
The south-east flank of No 23 has an Italianate wing of circa 1850 with rusticated
quoins, panelled chimney breast between 2 French windows with dentil cornices,
archivolt arched windows on first floor.

Listing NGR: SP0534085688

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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