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Latitude: 52.4691 / 52°28'8"N
Longitude: -1.9228 / 1°55'22"W
OS Eastings: 405340
OS Northings: 285688
OS Grid: SP053856
Mapcode National: GBR 5VD.BS
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.M6BJ
Entry Name: 23 and 23a, Highfield Road
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Last Amended: 26 May 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076340
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217284
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/02/2013
SP 0585 NW 39/25
Nos 23 and 23A
(Formerly listed as Nos 23 and 24)
Circa 1840, a pair of substantial 2 storey stucco villas with classical and
Italianate details. Built as an identical pair with recessed link bay, but No 23
altered circa 1865. Three bay fronts; chanelled ground floor; first floor sill
course, frieze, moulded cornice and parapet. The mid 1860's alterations to No 23
comprise 2 two storey canted bays with composite pilasters, dentil course
entablature carried across ground floor with composite columns flanking the doorway;
modillion brackets to main cornice and pierced parapet. No 24 retains architrave
framed windows, with splayed feet on plinth to ground floor, and eared architrave
doorcase in panelled strip frame with stepped console brackets to moulded cornice.
The south-east flank of No 23 has an Italianate wing of circa 1850 with rusticated
quoins, panelled chimney breast between 2 French windows with dentil cornices,
archivolt arched windows on first floor.
Listing NGR: SP0534085688
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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