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Midland House, Birmingham

Description: Midland House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217680

OS Grid Reference: SP0434386356
OS Grid Coordinates: 404343, 286356
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4751, -1.9375

Location: 3 Vernon Road, Birmingham B16 9SA

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B16 9SA

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B16
No 1
(Midland House)
SP 0486 SW 35/8
C1880 built as an asylum of modest size. Two storeys red brick with stone
and buff brick dressings still with simplified classical detail. Seven
bay main range set back between 2 bay wings. Low hipped slate roofs with
deep boxed eaves. Stone plat band and plinth. Advanced centre piece with
Serlian porch and 2 close set round headed windows on first floor. Windows
otherwise round headed on ground floor and segmental arched on first floor
the bays defined as panels by pilaster strips with concave chamfers, the panel
heads capped with toothed bands. The building closes the vista of Clarendon

Listing NGR: SP0434386356

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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