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37 and 38, Calthorpe Road B15

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4686 / 52°28'6"N

Longitude: -1.9215 / 1°55'17"W

OS Eastings: 405431

OS Northings: 285628

OS Grid: SP054856

Mapcode National: GBR 5VD.MZ

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.N61X

Entry Name: 37 and 38, Calthorpe Road B15

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075701

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216844

Location: Birmingham, B15

County: Birmingham

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for;
BIRMINGHAM CALTHORPE ROAD
SP 0585 NW
Edgbaston
39/30
8.7.82 Numbers 37 and 38
GV II

the following shall be added to the end of the list description;

In February-March 1940 Otto Robert Frisch and Rudolf Peierls lived at number 38 while they were
working at Birmingham University on nuclear research which led to the first atomic bomb.


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CALTHORPE ROAD
1.
5104
Edgbaston B15
Nos 37 and 38
SP 0585 NW 39/30
II GV
C1835 designed as one composition: a pair of semi-detached stucco 2-storey
villas with attendant coachhouses. Each has 3 bay front articulated by giant
Tuscan pilasters, coupled at centre making the division. The giant order
supports entablature with projecting cornice and blockingcourse raised in
panel over entrance bays. Glazing bar sash windows in architrave surrounds.
C1860 canted pilastered bay windows added to inner bays of each front on
ground floor. Pilastered doorways with panelled reveals, looped glazing
pattern to rectangular fanlights. Single storey pedimented and pilastered
coachhouses are linked by screen walls pieced by segmental arched side entrances,
to the corner of each house.

Listing NGR: SP0543185628

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