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BEECH COURT

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.

Name: BEECH COURT

List entry Number: 1076091

Location

BEECH COURT, 47, WELLINGTON ROAD B15

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

County:

District: Birmingham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217770

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WELLINGTON ROAD 1. 5104 Edgbaston B15 No 47 (Beech Court) SP 0584 NE 49/18 21.1.70 II GV C1830-40 substantial detached stucco villa with ornate late Regency and Grecian details. Two storeys, 3 bays with centre prominently advanced and set back one bay wing to north side. The elevations richly articulated by broad giant Corinthian pilasters on moulded bases, to angles, to corner of centre break and to set back wing. Moulded plat band to first floor, the giant order supports deep entablature with moulded modillion bracket cornice and parapet. Concealed slate roof; corniced stucco chimney stacks. The first floor windows are set in panels, the reveals framed by pilasters with entablature lintels. The flanking ground floor windows are carried down to shallow plinth, tripartite sashes with large console brackets projecting out from dividers and scrolled up, between Greek key panels, to the plat band. Similar tripartite arrangement to the doorway in centre break with side lights to panelled door, similar console brackets carried out and up between Greek key panels to high set moulded cornice. South side has one bay return of giant order followed by large but lower 2 storey stucco wing with 2 storey canted bay of C1860-70. Stable and service accommodation to rear north west corner. The villa is set well back from road in large grounds with asymmetrical carriage drive.



Listing NGR: SP0597684930

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National Grid Reference: SP 05976 84930

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