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Midland House

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4751 / 52°28'30"N

Longitude: -1.9375 / 1°56'14"W

OS Eastings: 404343

OS Northings: 286356

OS Grid: SP043863

Mapcode National: GBR 5RB.2M

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.C1LW

Entry Name: Midland House

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217680

Location: Birmingham, B16

County: Birmingham

Metropolitan District Ward: Edgbaston

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Edgbaston St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

VERNON ROAD
1.
5104
Edgbaston B16
No 1
(Midland House)
SP 0486 SW 35/8
II
2.
C1880 built as an asylum of modest size. Two storeys red brick with stone
and buff brick dressings still with simplified classical detail. Seven
bay main range set back between 2 bay wings. Low hipped slate roofs with
deep boxed eaves. Stone plat band and plinth. Advanced centre piece with
Serlian porch and 2 close set round headed windows on first floor. Windows
otherwise round headed on ground floor and segmental arched on first floor
the bays defined as panels by pilaster strips with concave chamfers, the panel
heads capped with toothed bands. The building closes the vista of Clarendon
Road.

Listing NGR: SP0434386356

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