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 10 (Hawthorns) SP 0684 NW 50/8 II GV 2.
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
© Mr Geoff Dowling. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Dowling, Geoff
Rights Holder: Dowling, Geoff
Slate, Stucco, Georgian Villa, Victorian Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Domestic, House, Dwelling, Estate Cottage, Wall, Monument (By Form), Barrier, Coach House, Transport, Road Transport Site
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