A detached house built in the mid-C19, possibly designed by Henry Goodridge.
Reason for Listing
* Architectural interest: a good example of a little altered mid-Victorian villa;
* Group value: it is one of an interesting group of four mid-C19 villas in Cleveland Walk that were built at four-year intervals in differing Italianate styles and are listed.
Queenborough House is one of a group of four detached villas that were constructed in the mid-C19, and were the first houses to be built on Cleveland Walk. They were possibly built to a design by the architect Henry Goodridge for the Factors of the Bathwick Estate.
MATERIALS: limestone ashlar with a Welsh slate roof.
PLAN: main double-depth block with rear projections.
EXTERIOR: a two-storey building with attic, in an Italianate villa style. All windows are plain plate glass sashes. The main elevation has three windows, triple-arched sashes with stone mullions, outer windows to ground floor, projecting rectangular bays with a pierced parapet balcony above to the left, canted to the right. It has a double gable front, deep eaves and shallow roofs with corniced stacks, five in all, in Italian villa style. The rear elevation has a two-storey wing with a paired window and a three-storey wing with a triple window and tall stack.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Source: English Heritage
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