Combe Down House

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1406234

Date first listed: 05-Dec-2011

Statutory Address: Combe Down House Surgery, Combe Down House, The Avenue, Combe Down, Bath, BA2 5EG

Statutory Address: Combe Down House, The Avenue, Combe Down, Bath, BA2 5EG

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: Combe Down House Surgery, Combe Down House, The Avenue, Combe Down, Bath, BA2 5EG

Statutory Address: Combe Down House, The Avenue, Combe Down, Bath, BA2 5EG

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

District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: ST7603862487

Summary

An early to mid-C19 villa. The building was adapted in the C20 and extended in the early C21.

Reasons for Designation

* Architectural interest: as a largely intact early to mid-C19 villa; * Group value: with the other Grade II listed buildings in The Avenue.

History

This villa was constructed in the early to mid-C19. The building was adapted in the C20 and extended in the early C21.

Details

MATERIALS: limestone ashlar with a slate roof. PLAN: a compact villa with a low-pitched hipped roof.

EXTERIOR: two storeys, three windows, mainly six-over-six sashes on wide sills with brackets. The ground floor right has a flat-roofed canted bay with a plain sash, and a cornice with blocking course. The central square ashlar porch has panelled pilasters and a frieze, with cornice and blocking, and a pair of C20 glazed doors. There is an eaves band, end stacks, and a broad soffit with wedge-shaped brackets. The left return has a sash at each level near the rear, which has an added lean-to section and further ashlar stack. There are moulded gate piers with semi-circular finials to front. The right return is attached to a large brick extension of early-C21 date.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

Sources

None.

End of official listing