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IoE Number: 217028
Photographer: Dr John Davis
Date Photographed: 20 August 2000
Date listed: 21 January 1970
Date of last amendment: 08 July 1982
Grade II*

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EDGBASTON PARK ROAD5104Edgbaston B15No 47(Garth House)

EDGBASTON PARK ROAD 1. 5104 Edgbaston B15 No 47 (Garth House) (formerly listed as Garth House) SP 08 SE 12/20 21.1.70 II* 2. 1901, by W H Bidlake for Ralph Heaton. An irregular composition essentially L-shaped in plan with a brick tower-like erection at the angle and a stable yard ranging behind the small arm of the L. In a Tudor style much influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement. Partly of 2, partly of 3 and partly of 4 storeys. Ground floor of red brick in English bond; first floor roughcast, minimum stone dressings; slate roof. All windows have leaded lights and wood mullions and some have transoms as well. Good metalwork in door hinges, window latches and rainwater heads. Entrance (north-west) front is distinguished by a pair of tall brick chimneys linked together at the top, a projecting gabled bay in which there is a single window high up a capacious wooden porch and a row of small windows tucked under the cill eaves. Garden (south-east) front, with terrace in front, is distinguished by an advanced gabled bay on the left, a broad central brick chimney stack and 2 unequal gabled bays in the right-hand one of which there is a polygonal bowed window rising through ground and first floors. Stable yard is also of brick and roughcast and entered through an arch over which the slate roof flows. Across the yard are the stables themselves with a pyramidal slate roof. With weathervane sitting astride the centre of an ordinary longer gabled roof.

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