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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1075700



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Birmingham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216843

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CALTHORPE ROAD 1. 5104 Edgbaston E15 No 36 SP 0585 NW 39/29 21.1.70 II* GV 2. c1835, a richly decorated Graeco-Egyptian detached villa set back from road. 2-storeys stucco front, a 3 bay main block with subsidiary one storey single bay wings. Plinth; channelled ground floor with quoin piers; first floor sill course with the 3 bays framed by 4 pairs of Corinthian pilasters that support main entablature and projecting sections of parapet in with them. Monumental porch of coupled fluted Corinthian columns (on bases) on plinths of vermiculated rustication with steps rising between them; deep entablature with blocking course. Door in splayed Egyptian surround studded with rosettes, flanked by unfluted Corinthian pilasters. The windows on main block have similar "Egyptian" eaved architraves, studded with wreaths on ground floor and carried down to plinth, acanthus palmettes to caveto of cornices; plain on first floor with second stringcourse above cornices. The symmetrical wings have window panels flanked by plain pilaster strips towards house and by Corinthian pilasters inset from corners; entablatures surmounted by oversized parapet projecting above pilasters with central openwork panels of square section balusters. The garden front also on grand scale with slight breaks to centre and ends of channelled ground floor. First floor has 3 large eaved architrave windows set in panels between panelled pilaster strips, the eaves cornice and parapet with incised panels breaking forward in line with them. Left hand wing as an entrance front, right head simply as lean-to. Coupled pilasters to flanks of house. Corniced chimney stacks.

Listing NGR: SP0541485609

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National Grid Reference: SP 05414 85609


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