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Latitude: 52.4621 / 52°27'43"N
Longitude: -1.9202 / 1°55'12"W
OS Eastings: 405517
OS Northings: 284908
OS Grid: SP055849
Mapcode National: GBR 5VH.X8
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.NCQX
Entry Name: 13, Church Road B15
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1290802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 216916
Location: Birmingham, B15
Electoral Ward/Division: Edgbaston
Built-Up Area: Birmingham
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Edgbaston St Bartholomew
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
SF 0584 NE 49/8
Circa 1850-55 a large Italianate villa set back in large garden and approached
by carriage sweep drive. The villa is stucco faced, of 2 tall storeys to
front and 3 to sides. Three bay symmetrical front with screen wall linking
coach house to north-west side. Plinth; chamfered rusticated quoins; applied
parapet to lst floor, the "coping" as sill course. Floral band as bed to
frieze with doubled acanthus console brackets supporting deep flat boxed eaves.
Hipped slate roof with corniced chimneys and 2 camber headed slate cheek dormers.
Tripartite ground floor windows in eared architraves with plaster dividers.
panelled friezes with consoles and large scrolled consoles flanking heads
and supporting the cornices. Panels of blind balustrading rise from the latter
to the sills of the lst floor windows. These have revealed pilasters to rounded
heads and pannelled spandrels flanked by large consoles supporting segmental
pediments. Large porch of paired, fluted Corinthian columns, entablature
surmounted by balustrade. Attic storey windows set between consoles on side
elevations and large stair light with archivolt arch on consoles to north-west.
Three bay south-east side has similar fenestration to front. The stable block
linked by screen wall has a hipped slate roof. Segmental entrance, radiating
glazing bars to arched windows, those on lst floor cutting into eaves.
Listing NGR: SP0551784908
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