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Latitude: 52.4716 / 52°28'17"N
Longitude: -1.927 / 1°55'37"W
OS Eastings: 405055
OS Northings: 285962
OS Grid: SP050859
Mapcode National: GBR 5TC.DW
Mapcode Global: VH9Z2.K44M
Entry Name: 2, Highfield Road B15
Listing Date: 8 July 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1212141
English Heritage Legacy ID: 217277
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 George with St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
SP 0585 NW 39/16
Circa 1855 substantial 5 bay stucco Italianate villa of 2 tall storeys to front
(allowing 3 in gable ends). Narrow central entrance bay slightly recessed. Plinth,
ground floor arcade rusticated up to impost string; first floor entablature with
panelled frieze, the cornice breaking forward as sills to first floor windows; bed
mould to main frieze with long panels of rosettes; moulded cornice carried across
front, supported on decorated brackets over central recess, blocking course over.
Low slate roof, corniced stucco chimney to south. The ground floor windows are set
in archivolt arched arcade, moulded bases to piers on breaks in plinth; the impost
moulding is carried in over doorhead with similar but broader keystone arch over
fanlight; double panelled doors. Sash windows with arched glazing bars and plate
glass; first floor windows have panelled architrave surrounds with corner blocks
and cornices over. Flanks have first floor entablature returned with scrolled
volutes supporting pair of external chimney breasts. First floor window on north
side has same frame as those on front plus segmental pediment. A screen wall to
coach house with yard entrance extends to south.
Listing NGR: SP0505585962
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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