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Latitude: 52.4634 / 52°27'48"N
Longitude: -1.9103 / 1°54'37"W
OS Eastings: 406188
OS Northings: 285058
OS Grid: SP061850
Mapcode National: GBR 5YG.2T
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.TBYW
Entry Name: Apsley House
Listing Date: 21 January 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343179
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217763
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
SP 0685 SW 46/39 21.1.70
C1825-30, a substantial and impressive Grecian stucco villa, set well back
from road and approached by drive terminating in carriage sweep. Two tall
storeys with a 3 bay symmetrical front. Built out ground floor with plinth
and channelling each side of porch. First floor has centre slightly advanced.
Eaves cornice and parapet, triangular plain pediment to centre. Gable end
slate roof, the gable end treated as moulded pediments; corniced stucco
chimneys with ornamental pots. Plain revealed sash windows to ground floor,
first floor windows in architrave surrounds with shutters; glazing bars widely
spaced. The porch flanked by the built out ground floor, has fluted Ionic
columns between square piers supporting entablature with balustraded front
parapet and solid sides. Link wall to north side with projecting section under
plain pediment, joins the 2 storey former coach house with a moulded pediment;
extending north of the latter is a downswept wall terminating in the pyramid
capped gate piers of the service yard.
Listing NGR: SP0618885058
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