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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.

Name: GILES HOUSE

List entry Number: 1076326

Location

GILES HOUSE, 83, HARBORNE ROAD B15

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

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan 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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217254

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HARBORNE ROAD 1. 5104 (north side) Harborne B15 No 83 (Giles House) SP 0585 NW 39/5 II* GV 2. C1855. An Italianate house of unusual design and the birthplace of Sir Austin Chamberlain (1836-1937). Red brick with stucco quoins left and right; slate roof. Big moulded plinth. Ground floor windows round arched and with stucco capitals and gauged brick voussoirs within brick relieving arches with stuccoed keystones. First floor windows 4 centred with gauged brick voussoirs and sitting on moulded stucco sill band. Panelled eaves frieze with brackets. Entrance porch on right hand return has openwork iron arch and fanlight. Corrugated iron lean-to to passage 4 bays long and with similar openwork iron arches at side. The door in a single storeyed brick vestibule.



Listing NGR: SP0513785845

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National Grid Reference: SP 05137 85845

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