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2, Highfield Road B15

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4716 / 52°28'17"N

Longitude: -1.927 / 1°55'37"W

OS Eastings: 405055

OS Northings: 285962

OS Grid: SP050859

Mapcode National: GBR 5TC.DW

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.K44M

Entry Name: 2, Highfield Road B15

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217277

Location: Birmingham, B15

County: Birmingham

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

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Listing Text

HIGHFIELD ROAD
1.
5104
Edgbaston B15
No 2
SP 0585 NW 39/16
II GV
2.
Circa 1855 substantial 5 bay stucco Italianate villa of 2 tall storeys to front
(allowing 3 in gable ends). Narrow central entrance bay slightly recessed. Plinth,
ground floor arcade rusticated up to impost string; first floor entablature with
panelled frieze, the cornice breaking forward as sills to first floor windows; bed
mould to main frieze with long panels of rosettes; moulded cornice carried across
front, supported on decorated brackets over central recess, blocking course over.
Low slate roof, corniced stucco chimney to south. The ground floor windows are set
in archivolt arched arcade, moulded bases to piers on breaks in plinth; the impost
moulding is carried in over doorhead with similar but broader keystone arch over
fanlight; double panelled doors. Sash windows with arched glazing bars and plate
glass; first floor windows have panelled architrave surrounds with corner blocks
and cornices over. Flanks have first floor entablature returned with scrolled
volutes supporting pair of external chimney breasts. First floor window on north
side has same frame as those on front plus segmental pediment. A screen wall to
coach house with yard entrance extends to south.

Listing NGR: SP0505585962

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