If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164189
OS Grid Reference: TQ1401594277
OS Grid Coordinates: 514015, 194277
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6358, -0.3539
TQ 19 SW BUSHEY MERRYHILL ROAD
10/140 No. 170
Former boy's convalescent home, now house. 1904 and altered 1911 for
Miss E.Somers by C.F.A.Voysey. Roughcast brick, stone dressings. Hipped
tiled roof. Arts and Crafts Style. Long 2-storey rectangular block with
a prominent roof. Front to road: ground floor left, blocked door with
strap hinges flanked by 3 and 4-light windows, to right 3 by 3-light
windows, all casements with leaded panes, stone blocked surrounds and
mullions. Tile dripcourse running full length between storeys. First
floor: 6-light vertical stair window to left of centre, 2 by 3-lights to
left, 4:2:1 lights to right. Battered angle buttresses. Boxed eaves.
Ridge stacks near left end and to right of centre with segmental heads.
To rear, now entrance front: gabled entrance porch to right. Flanked by
2 and 1-light windows. Tile dripcourse. First floor: 3 single lights.
Right return from road is 1 bay, 4 light windows. Left return has a
ground floor French window, a short wing with a separate lower hipped
roof projects to rear left. A segmental headed hatch on the ground floor
with heart ornament to strap hinges on door. Linking wall to garage.
Interior: heart ornament to strap hinges and door plates. (Pevsner 1977).
Listing NGR: TQ1401594277
This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.