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61, Wellington Road B15, Birmingham

Description: 61, Wellington Road B15

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 217778

OS Grid Reference: SP0621184977
OS Grid Coordinates: 406211, 284977
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4627, -1.9100

Location: 60 Wellington Road, Birmingham B15 2ER

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

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 61
SP 0684 NW 50/19 21.1.70
C1820-25 a fine stuccoed Grecian villa. Two storeyed 3 bay symmetrical front
with additional bay splayed out to north. Flanking plain quoin pilasters but
the central entrance bay has a paired Grecian Corinthian order, supporting
deep entablature with acanthus scroll decorated frieze and pediment over
centre. Low hipped slate roof behind parapet. Windows glazing bar sashes in
eared architrave surrounds on ground floor. Portico porch with paired
Soanian incised piers, segmental arch, wreaths in frieze and pediment blocking
course. Architrave surround to round headed doorway, panelled reveal and
soffit; 2 leaf door: marginal glazed and panelled; fanlight with looped radial
pattern. The splayed additional bay has some fenestration with entablature
carried over from main block. The screen wall to coach house abuts the splay
with segmental arch, leading through to side stable yard. The rear garden
elevation on terrace has similar details to front but with the giant order
flanking each end bay surmounted by pediment. One of the earliest of the
gianter scale villa designs on the Calthorpe Estate.

Listing NGR: SP0621184977

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Source: English Heritage

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