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A Grade II Listed Building in Edgbaston, Birmingham

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Latitude: 52.4593 / 52°27'33"N

Longitude: -1.9098 / 1°54'35"W

OS Eastings: 406222

OS Northings: 284594

OS Grid: SP062845

Mapcode National: GBR 5YJ.69

Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.VG62

Entry Name: Hawthorns

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217617

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

5104 Edgbaston B15
No 10
SP 0684 NW 50/8
C1855, a detached symmetrical 2 storey 3 bay stucco villa set back behind
carriage sweep, with recessed screen wall link to wing with coach house
on north west side. The elevation of the villa has richly modelled Italianate
details. Plinth; vermiculated quoins; the ground floor channelled up to
the first floor sill course; ornately modelled and crested bed string to
anthemion and acanthus frieze below flat eaves on moulded modillion brackets,
returned across gable ends. Slate roof with marking coupled chimney stacks,
the upper part of shafts bridged and corniced with ornamental pots. The
ground floor windows and porch have square +larking porches with acanthus
decorated capitals (in a Graeco-Egyptian style), coupled to porch, all
with entablatures breaking forward from sill course. Door of 10 moulded
panels in architrave dose with consoles to cornice over. The first floor
windows have flanking strips decorated with floral pendants and capped
by consoles with minature corbel table to window heads. Set in front of each
window, above the entablatures of the ground floor window and porch, are
case iron scrolled panels of balustrading with moulded capping carried
over the flanking stucco dies. All the windows have casement lights with
large diamond panes. The screen wall range has parapet coping swept up
to the hipped slate roof of the coach house proper. A particularly ornate
and well preserved example of a Calthorpe Estate Villa.

Listing NGR: SP0622284594

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

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