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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1075701
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216844
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
In the entry for;
BIRMINGHAM CALTHORPE ROAD
SP 0585 NW
8.7.82 Numbers 37 and 38
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.
Nos 37 and 38
SP 0585 NW 39/30
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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