This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SIR HARRY'S ROAD 1.
5104 Edgbaston B15 No 12 SP 0684 NW 50/11 II GV 2.
C1850-55 detached 2 storey 3 bay stucco villa, a tall, narrow elevation raised on a basement plinth with a lower 2 storey entrance wing very slightly recessed to south east side. Italianate details with alterations to the wing and rear elevation in 1902 (dated rainwater head) of an Arts and Crafts character. The main elevation, above the plinth, has channelled pier arcading containing the ground floor windows with archivolt arches; first floor windows with archivolt arches; first floor sill course, carried over wing; frieze decorated with festoons between superimposed console brackets supporting the flat eaves of the hipped slate roof. Tall flanking chimney stacks vertically incised to give grouped effect and cornice capped. Central dormer with round keystone arched window under open segmental pediment (1902). The first floor windows have eared architrave surrounds.
The wing has a 2 storey narrow, leaded light, canted bay window of 1902 and small square eared architrave windows no doubt inserted at the same date. The original porch replaced by a cornice hood suspended from an Arts and Crafts scrolled iron tie rod. The plinths flanking steps are surmounted by ornate scrolled iron lamp standards. The frieze is returned around main block to garden front pediment gable break - bay windows, altered 1902.
Listing NGR: SP0615084633
© Mr Geoff Dowling. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Dowling, Geoff
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Iron, Slate, Stucco, Victorian Villa, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Rainwater Head, Water Supply And Drainage, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Lamp Post, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture
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