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Entrance and Offices with Tropical Bird House and Tropical Lily House, Botanical Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4675 / 52°28'2"N

Longitude: -1.9294 / 1°55'45"W

OS Eastings: 404890

OS Northings: 285504

OS Grid: SP048855

Mapcode National: GBR 5SF.VC

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.H7VS

Entry Name: Entrance and Offices with Tropical Bird House and Tropical Lily House, Botanical Gardens

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1211417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217793

Location: Birmingham, B15

County: Birmingham

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

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
Entrance and offices with
Tropical Bird House and
Tropical Lily House,
Botanical Gardens
SP 0485 NE 38/21
SP 0485 SE 43/5
C1840. Stucco; slate roof. Two storeys. Canted end flanked towards the road
and drive by single storeyed slated lean-to lobbies. Stucco chimney stacks
with cornices. In the entrance passage, a Regency openwork iron arch, with
one pilaster only, supporting a Greek key frieze. The passage leads to the
Tropical Bird House, with its chamfered timber columns, and on to the Tropical
Lily House. This has iron columns with openwork supporting roof beams and
dividing the room into 3 aisles. It leads in its turn to the Palm House (qv).

Listing NGR: SP0489085504

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