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18 and 19, Highfield Road B15

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4688 / 52°28'7"N

Longitude: -1.9234 / 1°55'24"W

OS Eastings: 405300

OS Northings: 285653

OS Grid: SP053856

Mapcode National: GBR 5VD.6W

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.M61R

Entry Name: 18 and 19, Highfield Road B15

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1212241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217282

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

HIGHFIELD. ROAD
1.
5104
Edgbaston B15
Nos 18 and 19
SP 0585 NW 39/23
II GV
2.
Circa 1840 pair of symmetrical classical stucco villas. Two storey 3 bay fronts
narrowly detached with short screen wall link. Each front has giant "primitive"
Tuscan quoin pilasters and shallow centre break, the frieze in the same plane with
cornice capping. Plinth as first floor sill course to flanking bays. Set back
slate roofs with altered dormers. Linked stucco chimney stacks on gable ends.
Tripartite ground floor windows rise from plinth with small console heads to
mullions and elongated consoles carrying cornice and blocking course above rosette
studded frieze. Eared architrave surrounds to first floor glazing bar sashes.
No 18 has had right hand ground floor window replaced circa 1880-90 by "Flemish"
pilastered rectangular bay window, the structure carved over centre as porch with
symmetrical pediment, dentil cornice and blocking course with shaped dies. The
original doorcase with panelled reveals and rectangular marginal and diamond
glazed fanlight is still in situ. No 19 retains Tuscan column porch with deep
entablature and same doorway. No 18 has parapetted coach house with segmental arch
connected by 2 storey link to the house. No 19 has similar link but the coach house
rebuilt.

Listing NGR: SP0530085653

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