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2, SOMERSET ROAD B20 (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Handsworth Wood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5182 / 52°31'5"N

Longitude: -1.9292 / 1°55'45"W

OS Eastings: 404897

OS Northings: 291148

OS Grid: SP048911

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.S5

Mapcode Global: VH9YP.HYYX

Entry Name: 2, SOMERSET ROAD B20 (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076363

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217240

Location: Birmingham, B20

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Handsworth Wood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Handsworth St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

HANDSWORTH WOOD ROAD
1.
5104
Handsworth B20
No 133
SP 09 SW 2/7
II GV
2.
Includes No 2 Somerset Road. 1905, by Joseph Crouch and Edmund Butler. In an Arts
and Crafts style. On the corner and designed as one with No 2 Somerset Road, the
corner itself marked by a polygonal turret flanked by single gabled bays. Brick
plinth; pebbledashed with stone dressings; tiled roof with bracketed eaves and
brick chimney stacks. Two storeys plus attic. Ground floor with a 5 light
window beneath a tiled lean-to with bracketed eaves cornice and the door
with a 3-light mullioned window to its left. First floor with a Venetian
type window and, in the gable, a 3 light window. All windows with leaded
lights, some of them stained glass. The turret has cross windows with blank
tympana and blocking stones. On the return, the entrance to No 2 Somerset
Road in a stone surround that incorporates a window either side of the door,
a canted bay window and 1-, 2- and 3-light windows.

Listing NGR: SP0489791148

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