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Latitude: 52.4705 / 52°28'13"N
Longitude: -1.9258 / 1°55'32"W
OS Eastings: 405137
OS Northings: 285845
OS Grid: SP051858
Mapcode National: GBR 5TD.N8
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.K5RF
Entry Name: Giles House
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076326
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217254
Location: Birmingham, B15
Electoral Ward/Division: Edgbaston
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
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 NW 39/5
C1855. An Italianate house of unusual design and the birthplace of Sir Austin
Chamberlain (1836-1937). Red brick with stucco quoins left and right; slate
roof. Big moulded plinth. Ground floor windows round arched and with stucco
capitals and gauged brick voussoirs within brick relieving arches with stuccoed
keystones. First floor windows 4 centred with gauged brick voussoirs and
sitting on moulded stucco sill band. Panelled eaves frieze with brackets.
Entrance porch on right hand return has openwork iron arch and fanlight.
Corrugated iron lean-to to passage 4 bays long and with similar openwork iron
arches at side. The door in a single storeyed brick vestibule.
Listing NGR: SP0513785845
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