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37-42, Ryland Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 37-42, Ryland Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 217547

OS Grid Reference: SP0632485558
OS Grid Coordinates: 406324, 285558
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4679, -1.9083

Location: Ryland Road, Birmingham B15 2BN

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B15 2BN

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Listing Text

5104 Edgbaston B15
Nos 37 to 42 (consec)
SP 0685 NW 41/15 1.8.79
Circa 1835-40, a small scale 2 storey stucco terrace of 2 bay houses with
Grecian details treated as one symmetrical composition. Plinth and first
floor sill band. The end and centre bays (the latter broader) are flanked
by pilasters on both floors. The end bays have coupled pilasters on ground
floor, with linked capping and 2 wreaths in frieze below sill band, but at
first floor level they combine to form one broad pilaster with 2 wreaths above
the capping. In the centre the pilasters are the same on both floors, single
wreath in ground floor frieze and 2 in frieze above first floor. Channelling
is struck into central carriage archway and as voussoirs to lintels of flanking
house doors. Moulded cornice overall, broken forward over the pilasters with
blocking course raised as block pediments in line. Fenestration consists
of revealed glazing bar sashes on first floor whilst on ground floor rectangular
bay windows with arched centre lights and bracketed cornices, were inserted
circa 1900. Splayed eaved architrave doorways except for centre flanking
carriage arch where they are plainly revealed, No 39 retaining marginal glazed
rectangular fanlight.

Listing NGR: SP0632485558

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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