- 19 Aug 2001
- Midland House, 1 Vernon Road B16, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 9SA
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
VERNON ROAD 1.
5104 Edgbaston B16 No 1 (Midland House) SP 0486 SW 35/8 II 2.
C1880 built as an asylum of modest size. Two storeys red brick with stone and buff brick dressings still with simplified classical detail. Seven bay main range set back between 2 bay wings. Low hipped slate roofs with deep boxed eaves. Stone plat band and plinth. Advanced centre piece with Serlian porch and 2 close set round headed windows on first floor. Windows otherwise round headed on ground floor and segmental arched on first floor the bays defined as panels by pilaster strips with concave chamfers, the panel heads capped with toothed bands. The building closes the vista of Clarendon Road.
Listing NGR: SP0434386356
© Dr John Davis. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Davis, John
Rights Holder: Davis, John
Brick, Slate, Stone, Victorian Psychiatric Hospital, Health And Welfare, Hospital