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59, Wellington Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 59, Wellington Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217775

OS Grid Reference: SP0616684954
OS Grid Coordinates: 406166, 284954
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4625, -1.9107

Location: 59 Wellington Road, Birmingham B15 2ER

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

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 59
SP 0684 NW 50/16
C1820-30 substantial stucco villa with elegant Grecian details. A 3 bay
symmetrical 3 storey front with matching fourth bay to north. Ground floor
built out C1840-50 with quadrant screen walls with swept copings curving out
to roadside, the north quadrant linking with coach house. The first floor
is articulated by incised Soanian pilasters (originally giant order),
supporting entablature and parapet. The entrance bay is slightly advanced
with attic storey flanked by large acanthus volutes and surmounted by
pediment. Architrave framed glazing bar sashes to first floor and one to
attic. The built out ground floor has single and coupled narrow, archivolt
arched windows with keystones. Projecting porch with semi-circular fanlight
over double 4 panel door. The linked coach house presents a screen front and
the road with 2 segmental arched coach doors, incised voussoirs, blind
panelled attic, cornice and parapet over left half - coach house/stable range
extending behind.
The east garden front set on terrace is properly of 3 symmetrical bays with
fourth bay to north. Channelled ground floor; first floor plat band; quoin
pilasters flanking first floor but giant order to principal centre bay with
pedimented attic and volutes as an entrance front. Architrave framed windows
to first floor, tripartite to centre. Stucco canted hays flanking central bow
with balustraded parapet on ground floor. The fourth bay has channelling to
both floors; oriel bay window with tent roof on first floor and glazing bar
sash windows below. Interior retains simple Regency moulded doorcases
and a fine staircase rising, behind arched screen to hall, in a tight
elliptical well on the north side of the house: open delicately cut string,
cast iron superimposed column banisters with raked scrolled links, moulded
handrail scrolled to foot; secondary flight through arch in north end of well
at mid flight curve of main stair.

Listing NGR: SP0616684954

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Source: English Heritage

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