Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1129060

Date first listed: 14-Oct-1991

Statutory Address: ALPENFELS, NORTH ROAD


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Statutory Address: ALPENFELS, NORTH 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 56295 73020



5/10000 Alpenfels


House, c1872 and for Francis F Fox, Chief Engineer of the Bristol and Exeter Railway from 1872. Snecked and hammer-dressed Pennant stone with Bath stone quoins; gabled low-pitched roof with alternating bands of plain and fish scale tiles. Rectangular plan. Swiss Cottage style. 2 storeys with attic; 3-window range to gabled front. Gabled porch with chamfered pointed-arched doorway with finial and outer pendentives to decorative fretted bargeboards. Stone lintels over windows with flanking shutters and richly decorated and bracketed openwork balconies to first and second floors. Exterior staircase and dormer with decorative tile cheeks and bargeboards. Large carved brackets to wide overhanging eaves with similar decorative bargeboards to all elevations. Similar rear elevation with latticed casements to oriel window and 2-storey square bay windows. Interior: upper floor has panelled doors and latticed woodwork; ground floor noted as having panelling, Gothic-style fireplaces and Minton tile floors. A fine and dramatically-situated example of a house in this style.

Listing NGR: ST5629573020


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 33607

Legacy System: LBS

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