SMYTH ALMHOUSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1129030

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1973

Statutory Address: SMYTH ALMHOUSES, 13-27, LONG ASHTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SMYTH ALMHOUSES, 13-27, LONG ASHTON ROAD

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

District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Long Ashton

National Grid Reference: ST 54195 70359

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History

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Details

ST 57 SW LONG ASHTON LONG ASHTON ROAD (north side)

4/131 Nos. 13-27 (odd) (Smyth Almshouses) 31.7.73 G.V. II

Row of eight almshouses. 1900-02 by Edward Gabriel of Bristol for Lady Smyth of Ashton Court (q.v.). Coursed, squared rubble; plain tiled roofs; arched through double brick stacks with cornice and caps. In an Arts and Crafts style. Single storey. Each house has a projecting square bay with a leaded, 3-light casement window: the inner six bays are paired under a continuous roof with a bold dentilled cornice; between each of these bays is a pair of arch-braces and a carved seat is set in the recess, below; the roof, and cornice continue over the porch, the other side of which rests on a square column with a moulded cap. Panelled doors with a glazed upper part. The outer 2 bays have hipped, catslide roofs with finials. Above the inner bays are steep gables; the central one has a dentilled pediment, the tympanum of which is heavily moulded and has a cartouche of the Smyth arms and an inscription which reads: "REST AFTER TOIL/PEACE AFTER STORMY SEAS/DOTH GREATLY PLEASE". Central square lantern or clock tower, which has a timber upper stage and a copper top with a weathervane.

Listing NGR: ST5419570359

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 33527

Legacy System: LBS

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