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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: 1128931



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


District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Olveston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35289

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8/180 Down House 21.10.52 - II

House, formerly workhouse. Early C19 with later alterations. Stucco, pitched slate roof, hipped over side pavilions, projecting eaves. Classical style. 2 storeys, 2 bays broken forward at each side, 1:3:1 windows, central block has sashes in flat reveals, central double doors with margin glazing and decorative fanlight, parapet, side blocks have 16-pane sashes at ground and 1st floors, all in flat reveals; east elevation has 2 windows, all sashes, west elevation has 3 windows, all sashes, 2 at ground floor and French window, lower 2 storey rear wing of 4 windows, all 2-light casements at 1st floor, small 2-light casement to north, ground floor has two4-light casements and C20 window. Rear has irregular windows, all C19, including tall round-headed window with radial glazing bars lighting stair, rear wing has 2 doors and one 2-light casement at 1st floor. Interior: wide hall, reeded beams on brackets dividing ceiling into 3 bays, cornice, reeded marble fireplace, vaulted passage at 1st floor. Used as workhouse about 1814-30, until workhouse opened in Thornbury.

Listing NGR: ST6111887353

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National Grid Reference: ST 61118 87353


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