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60, Wellington Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 60, Wellington Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217776

OS Grid Reference: SP0619084940
OS Grid Coordinates: 406190, 284940
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4624, -1.9103

Location: Wellington Road, Birmingham B15 2ER

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

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Listing Text

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Edgbaston B15
No 60
SP 0684 NW 50/17 21.1.70
C1820-30, a good stucco villa set back from road behind forecourt. Two storeys,
3 bays, symmetrical with Grecian details. One and a half bay extension to
south of C1850. An elaborate composition with recessed centre. Plinth and
first floor sill course. Prominent giant pilasters rising from plinth with
bands of anthemion decoration as capitals below breaks in cornice, the dies
aligned in parapet above have wreaths. Slate roof with band corniced
chimneys. Outer first floor windows in eared architrave surrounds, the central
one in plain reveal with projecting dropped lintel on consoles, panel in
parapet above. Ground floor windows in pilaster strip frames with acanthus
consoles supporting dropped lintels decorated with wreath and scroll ornament,
first floor sill course breaks forward over. The entrance is set in a
tripartite frame the full width of the recess: 1/4 pilasters to side lights
and full pilasters flanking door, the entablature breaking forward over them
with wreath ornament; door of 6 fielded panels. Rear garden elevation has
alterations of C1850-60 with 2 storey canted bays and a curved sided bay to
centre. Canted verandah with fretted eaves.

Listing NGR: SP0619084940

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Source: English Heritage

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