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Apsley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217763

Location: Birmingham, B15

County: Birmingham

Metropolitan District Ward: Edgbaston

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Edgbaston St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

WELLINGTON ROAD
1.
5104
Edgbaston B15
No 39
(Apsley House)
SP 0685 SW 46/39 21.1.70
II
2.
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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