This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST5675 DOWNLEAZE, Sneyd Park 901-1/31/1795 (North West side) Nos.37 AND 39 and attached front garden walls and piers
Pair of attached houses. c1896. By Henry Dare Bryan. Snecked Lias rubble with limestone dressings, tile-hung second floor, brick ridge and diagonally-set gable stacks and tile hip and gable roof. Double-depth plan. Queen Anne style. 3 storeys; 2-window range. A symmetrical pair with the entrances in the sides, central paired full-height bays and large dormers above, and stone-framed ground-floor windows. Carved doorcases have grotesque faces flanking mullion overlights, below acanthus brackets to a large shell hood, and an elliptical-arched battened 2-leaf door. Ground-floor mullion and transom windows, first-floor timber plate-glass casements with glazing bars above the transoms. Outer ground-floor windows have 3-lights, below a balcony with railings and turned posts to an elliptical arch supporting the overhanging eaves; in the wall behind are casements flanking glazed door; canted central bays are separated by a buttress, above are large, paired, half-timbered dormers with 4-light casement windows. The front pitch of the roof extends sideways to cover small oriels at either end beneath the gable eaves. The rear elevation is flat with semicircular-arched stair lights and a single-storey service block. INTERIOR not inspected. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden walls and piers with ball finials. Strongly influencd by Norman Shaw's Bedford Park, 1881.
Listing NGR: ST5650975140
Copyright IoE Mrs Joy Roddy. Source Historic England Archive
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