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45, Wellington Road B15

A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4626 / 52°27'45"N

Longitude: -1.9125 / 1°54'45"W

OS Eastings: 406041

OS Northings: 284960

OS Grid: SP060849

Mapcode National: GBR 5XH.M3

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.SCSK

Entry Name: 45, Wellington Road B15

Listing Date: 21 January 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217768

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 Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B15
No 45
SP 0684 NW 50/14 21.1.70
C1855-40, an imposing stucco villa in ornate Grecian style; set back behind
carriage sweep. Two storey symmetrical 5 bay front, the single outer bays
recessed as subsidiary wings and screened coach house and service yard to
south side. Plinth as base to pilaster strips supporting deep ground floor
entablature with rosettes. First floor has pilasters with scrolling capitals
supporting ornate stucco frieze over outer bays over centre block. Plain
entablature with large cornice and high parapet the bays flanking centre with
panels of pierced portholes. Plain entablatures to lower wings. Tripartite
ground floor windows with consoles to lintels, slightly projecting as
rectangular bays. Similar projection to first floor sash windows, the central
one in architrave surround with moulded pediment. The wings have similar
fenestration. Large central porch set on high plinths flanking steps: square
piers with ornate oversized Corinthian capitals, supporting deep entablature
breaking forward from and continuous with that over ground floor, balcony
parapet above pierced by ornamental portholes, projecting corner blocks.
Screen wall to south side pierced by gateway to service and stable yard,
flanked by large piers with cornices and blocking courses. The slate roof is
concealed by parapet. The flanking stucco chimney stacks are set on raised
centre of flanks with panelled parapet stepped up.

Listing NGR: SP0604184960

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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