Park Villa

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1406356
Date first listed:
09-Dec-2011
Statutory Address:
Park Villa, The Avenue, Combe Down, Bath

Map

Ordnance survey map of Park Villa
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Location

Statutory Address:
Park Villa, The Avenue, Combe Down, Bath

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:
ST7598462379

Summary

Park Villa, an early-C19 villa, extended and altered in the later C19 and C20.

Reasons for Designation

* Architectural interest: as a dignified early-C19 villa, the principal part, with its striking central chimney, surviving relatively unaltered externally; * Group value: with the listed terraced houses of Park Place, to the north-west, and a row of listed cottages of Avenue Place to the south-west.

History

Avenue Place, directly to the south of Park Villa, was one of the earliest developments in Combe Down, dating from the mid-C18 (it is shown on a drawing of 1759).

Details

MATERIALS: ashlar with a slate roof.

PLAN: a small rectangular villa running perpendicularly to the street, with a low pitched roof to deep eaves, multi-phased extension to the rear.

EXTERIOR: two storeys, all six-over-six sashes; two off centre to each storey of the road-side elevation, and two to the first floor of north elevation above a glazed early C20 conservatory. Beyond this is a glazed door with coped gable and ashlar stack, and a later square bay framed addition. It has bracketed eaves and a central square ashlar stack with moulded cornice. There is a pair of gate piers with semi-circular tops to front.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

Sources

None.

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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