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Apsley House, Birmingham

Description: Apsley House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217763

OS Grid Reference: SP0618885058
OS Grid Coordinates: 406188, 285058
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4634, -1.9103

Location: 32 Carpenter Road, Birmingham B15 2ES

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

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 39
(Apsley House)
SP 0685 SW 46/39 21.1.70
C1825-30, a substantial and impressive Grecian stucco villa, set well back
from road and approached by drive terminating in carriage sweep. Two tall
storeys with a 3 bay symmetrical front. Built out ground floor with plinth
and channelling each side of porch. First floor has centre slightly advanced.
Eaves cornice and parapet, triangular plain pediment to centre. Gable end
slate roof, the gable end treated as moulded pediments; corniced stucco
chimneys with ornamental pots. Plain revealed sash windows to ground floor,
first floor windows in architrave surrounds with shutters; glazing bars widely
spaced. The porch flanked by the built out ground floor, has fluted Ionic
columns between square piers supporting entablature with balustraded front
parapet and solid sides. Link wall to north side with projecting section under
plain pediment, joins the 2 storey former coach house with a moulded pediment;
extending north of the latter is a downswept wall terminating in the pyramid
capped gate piers of the service yard.

Listing NGR: SP0618885058

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Source: English Heritage

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