British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

12, Sir Harry's Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 12, Sir Harry's Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217620

OS Grid Reference: SP0615084633
OS Grid Coordinates: 406150, 284633
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4596, -1.9109

Location: 11 Sir Harrys Road, Birmingham B15 2UY

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

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

5104 Edgbaston B15
No 12
SP 0684 NW 50/11
C1850-55 detached 2 storey 3 bay stucco villa, a tall, narrow elevation raised
on a basement plinth with a lower 2 storey entrance wing very slightly recessed
to south east side. Italianate details with alterations to the wing and rear
elevation in 1902 (dated rainwater head) of an Arts and Crafts character. The
main elevation, above the plinth, has channelled pier arcading containing the
ground floor windows with archivolt arches; first floor windows with archivolt
arches; first floor sill course, carried over wing; frieze decorated with festoons
between superimposed console brackets supporting the flat eaves of the hipped
slate roof. Tall flanking chimney stacks vertically incised to give grouped effect
and cornice capped. Central dormer with round keystone arched window under open
segmental pediment (1902). The first floor windows have eared architrave surrounds.
The wing has a 2 storey narrow, leaded light, canted bay window of 1902 and small
square eared architrave windows no doubt inserted at the same date. The original
porch replaced by a cornice hood suspended from an Arts and Crafts scrolled iron
tie rod. The plinths flanking steps are surmounted by ornate scrolled iron lamp
standards. The frieze is returned around main block to garden front pediment gable
break - bay windows, altered 1902.

Listing NGR: SP0615084633

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.