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SIDNEY HILL COTTAGE HOMES AND ATTACHED GATEPIERS, WALLS AND GATES

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.

Name: SIDNEY HILL COTTAGE HOMES AND ATTACHED GATEPIERS, WALLS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1129199

Location

SIDNEY HILL COTTAGE HOMES AND ATTACHED GATEPIERS, WALLS AND GATES, FRONT STREET

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Churchill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33951

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 45 NW CHURCHILL C.P. FRONT STREET (south side)

8/83 Sidney Hill Cottage Homes and attached Gatepiers, Walls and Gates

G.V. II

Wesleyan Almshouses. Dated 1907 (on plaque under central archway). By Silcock and Reay. Brick with some stone copings and plain tile roofs, wrought iron to gates. 12 cottages on U-shaped plan in Arts and Crafts Vernacular style. 1 storey and attics. Windows are 3-light wooden casements with small leaded panes, those to attic under gables. Tudor-arched doorways with plank doors and flat hoods on carved consoles. Tall brick stacks. Open hexagonal wooden cupola over central entrance archway. Hill family crest above entrance arch on north front. Boundary walls of brick with limestone mid course and stone copings 2 metres high. Ornamental stone vases at intervals on piers and 2.5 metres high central gatepiers to north entrance with renewed ball finials. 2-leaf wrought iron gates with decorative overthrow; further single leaf gates at east and west corners and also central 2-leaf gates on south boundary wall with pineapple finials to piers. Erected at the expense of Sidney Hill of Langford House and inspired by the painting 'Harbour of Refuge' of 1872 by Frederick Walker, now in the Tate Gallery. (Builder, January 1907; The Studio, April 1907).

Listing NGR: ST4404159880

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Studio' in April, (1907)
'The Builder' in January, (1907)

National Grid Reference: ST 44041 59880

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