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Lodge to City of Birmingham Polytechnic Men's Hostels, Birmingham

Description: Lodge to City of Birmingham Polytechnic Men's Hostels

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217800

OS Grid Reference: SP0504685542
OS Grid Coordinates: 405046, 285542
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4678, -1.9271

Location: 20 Westbourne Road, Birmingham B15 2TJ

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

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
Lodge to the City of
Birmingham Polytechnic
Men's Hostels
SP 0585 NW 39/18
Dated 1879 with the owners initials REC. Lodge to now demolished house.
Red brick; tiled roof with ornamental ridge tiles and a big central ribbed
chimney stack. Roughly cruciform in plan with a gable to the road half
timbered with brick nogging and 2 arched panels of blue Japanese sunflower
tiles. In the angle, a hip roofed porch. Half hipped gable towards the
drive with elaborately pierced bargeboards and terracotta finial. Ground
floor with a canted bay window and, to the upper floor, a Gothic traceried
window with ogee glazing bars of white timber flanked by panels of sunflower
tiles and carried on a foliated bressumer.

Listing NGR: SP0504685542

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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