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127, Soho Hill B19, Birmingham

Description: 127, Soho Hill B19

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 217626

OS Grid Reference: SP0535689151
OS Grid Coordinates: 405356, 289151
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5002, -1.9225

Location: Soho Avenue, Birmingham B19 1AT

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B19 1AT

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Listing Text

5104 Lozells B19
No 127
(formerly listed under
SP 0589 SW 19/15 6.3.78
C1850-55, a richly decorated Italianate stucco villa screen wall stable yard
entrance on north side. Two storeys with a 3 bay symmetrical front. Plinth;
deeply vermiculated rusticated quoins; moulded first floor sill course
decorated with Greek fret, the sills breaking forward on consoles and the
sections of sill course below decorated with panels of small paterae; main
frieze decorated with rosette paterae and dentil course below eaves bed with
coupled modillion brackets supporting moulded eaves cornice. Hipped slate
roof chimney stacks cut down. The central doorway is flanked by Corinthian
pilasters with panels of paterae, deep entablature with bracketted cornice;
panelled reveals, double panelled door with rectangular fanlight. The ground
floor windows are canted bays with slender Corinthian pilasters, paterae to
friezes, slate pent roofs. The first floor windows have archivolt arches
with Greek fret ornament and console keystones, springing from squat
Corinthian pilasters. Sashes with vertical glazing bars only throughout.
Vermiculated storey courses etc carried round side and on chimney breast.
Similar details to rear with centre break partly masked by sloping later
wing extended by blind arcaded single storey service range, probably stables
originally. Stable yard entrance to front with cornice and parpaet.

Listing NGR: SP0535689151

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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