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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: 1129813



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


District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Backwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1984

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Apr-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33422

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ST 46 NE BACKWELL CHURCH LANE (north-west side) No.62 (Combe House) (Formerly listed as: 6/26 Nos. 60 and 62 Combe Lodge (60) and Combe House(62) (Formerly listed as: CHURCH LANE (North West side) No. 62 Combe House)



Former vicarage, subdivided as two houses from 1912. c1830 remodelling of an earlier building; rear extension of 1912-14 by Sir George Oatley is part of No 60. Rendered over local stone rubble with roughcast walls to early C20 extension, which is attached to C19 service ranges with pantile roofs; hipped Welsh slate roof with twin bracketted eaves to left of front; parapetted and hipped late C20 slate roof to right; rendered stacks. PLAN: early C19 house of T-plan with left-hand wing, part of the rear and all of the rear ranges being part of No 60. 2 storeys. Garden front (to No 62) of 2:3 fenestration, with 6/6-pane sashes (larger with blind boxes to left) and half-glazed door with margin panes in classical doorcase to centre of symmetrical right-hand range. Similar sashes and late C19/early C20 canted bay to left-hand return, and reset early C19 fanlight to right-hand return. Rear elevations include C19 two-light casements, entrance to No 60 to rear, and rear oriel (lighting stair) by Oatley with wood mullions and transoms. INTERIOR: No 62 includes original joinery, cornicing and fireplaces; stair by Oatley. No 60 includes panelled doors and shutters in moulded architraves, simple quarter-turn pine staircase with stick balusters (by Oatley) and ground-floor room with Regency-style cornice by Oatley embellished with starfish. A fine early C19 house, prominently sited next to the church and also distinguished by its early C20 remodelling by a prominent local architect.

Listing NGR: ST4926168307

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National Grid Reference: ST 49266 68306


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