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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: 1075701



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: 08-Jul-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 216844

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Reasons for Designation

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In the entry for; BIRMINGHAM CALTHORPE ROAD SP 0585 NW Edgbaston 39/30 8.7.82 Numbers 37 and 38 GV II

the following shall be added to the end of the list description;

In February-March 1940 Otto Robert Frisch and Rudolf Peierls lived at number 38 while they were working at Birmingham University on nuclear research which led to the first atomic bomb.


CALTHORPE ROAD 1. 5104 Edgbaston B15 Nos 37 and 38 SP 0585 NW 39/30 II GV C1835 designed as one composition: a pair of semi-detached stucco 2-storey villas with attendant coachhouses. Each has 3 bay front articulated by giant Tuscan pilasters, coupled at centre making the division. The giant order supports entablature with projecting cornice and blockingcourse raised in panel over entrance bays. Glazing bar sash windows in architrave surrounds. C1860 canted pilastered bay windows added to inner bays of each front on ground floor. Pilastered doorways with panelled reveals, looped glazing pattern to rectangular fanlights. Single storey pedimented and pilastered coachhouses are linked by screen walls pieced by segmental arched side entrances, to the corner of each house.

Listing NGR: SP0543185628

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National Grid Reference: SP 05431 85628


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