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A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4637 / 52°27'49"N

Longitude: -1.9064 / 1°54'23"W

OS Eastings: 406455

OS Northings: 285086

OS Grid: SP064850

Mapcode National: GBR 5YG.YQ

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.XB0P

Entry Name: Woodfield

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076098

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217784

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 73
SP 0685 SW 46/43
C1820 early Calthorpe Estate villa antedating Wellington Road with entrance
front overlooking original approach from Bristol Road. A substantial stucco
villa of 2 storeys 5 bays with 3 bay entrance front to east end. Former
coach house abuts west end. Plinth and first floor sill band. Hipped
slate roof with flat bracketed eaves; corniced stucco chimney stacks.
East entrance front has revealed glazing bar sashes, tall on ground floor
with later marginal glazing. Elegant, broad porch of 2 pairs of Tuscan
columns, entablature with centre panel and flat eaves cornice similar to
eaves of villa proper. Reeded corner block architrave doorcase, panelled
reveals and panelled and glazed door. Five bay north front with plain
glazing bar sashes and secondary doorway in architrave surround with consoles
supporting cornice. South garden front has revealed glazing bar sashes in
eared architrave surrounds with cornices. Break for entrance front return
has addition of sun lounge with marginal glazed French casements in keeping
original round headed marginal glazed ground floor window. The coach house
abutting west end and extending to boundary wall with road is of painted
brick with dentil eaves to hipped slate roof, surmounted by gracefully
arcaded cupola with lead dome ball finial and weathervane. Interior
retains original simple Regency mouldings, corner block architrave
doorcases. Plain but good staircase, cut string, slightly fluted
bannisters, continuous moulded handrail.

Listing NGR: SP0645585086

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

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