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Latitude: 52.4682 / 52°28'5"N
Longitude: -1.916 / 1°54'57"W
OS Eastings: 405805
OS Northings: 285588
OS Grid: SP058855
Mapcode National: GBR 5WF.V3
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.Q7Z6
Entry Name: 29, George Road B15
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075568
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217113
Location: Birmingham, B15
Metropolitan District Ward: Edgbaston
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Edgbaston St George with St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
SP 0585 NE 40/32
C1800-10, tall detached 3 storey villa with symmetrical 3 bay front. Probably
red brick originally but remodelled in Grecian stucco C1830. Lower 2 storey
wing to right and one storey wing with annexes returning to coach house with
hipped slate roof on street frontage, to left. Plinth; moulded eaves cornice
to hipped slate roof; flanking stucco chimney stacks with stepped cornices.
All windows have simple architrave surrounds and retain glazing bar sashes.
Tripartite Venetian porch with segmental arch to centre, on 4 square piers
with Soanian incised panels supporting heavy entablature and blocking course
raised as pediment over centre. The lower 2 storey wing to right has same
fenestration as main block. The rear garden elevation has a pair of 2 storey
bows flanking doorway. The Round House (No 16 St James's Road qv) was originally
a folly in the grounds of No 29, subsequently sold off.
Listing NGR: SP0580585588
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