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Woodliffe Villa, Cleethorpes

Description: Woodliffe Villa

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 December 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 164441

OS Grid Reference: TA3069008828
OS Grid Coordinates: 530690, 408828
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5598, -0.0284

Location: Alexandra Road, Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire DN35 8LE

Locality: Cleethorpes
County: North East Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN35 8LE

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/2 No 41
(Woodliffe Villa)


House and restaurant. Late C19 with C20 alterations. Red brick in
Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof. Cast iron arcade and balcony. 3
storeys, 2 bays. Full length pavement arcade carrying first-floor
balcony, with narrow bay to entrance to right, and wider bay to left,
slender columns with octagonal bases, ribbed lower sections to
shafts, and composite capitals; ornate openwork round arch to narrower
right bay and similar arched brackets to left bay. Plain frieze.
Ornate balcony railings, of 4 panels, with scrollwork and dog-bars to
lower section, closely-scrolled upper section with floral motifs; square
section principals with ball finials. Ground floor: 2 stone steps to
recessed C20 part-glazed panelled door beneath plain fanlight in
rendered original round-headed surround with keyed arch, moulded
archivolt and imposts. C20 shopfront to left. First floor:
part-glazed double doors beneath overlight and keyed ashlar and brick.
segmental arch with moulded ashlar capitals. Canted wooden bay window
to left, with pilasters, segmental-headed plate-glass sashes, moulded
bracketed frieze, dentilled cornice and hood. First floor: pair of
windows with ashlar sills and C20 glazing beneath segmental keyed arch
similar to first-floor doorway. Keystones and capitals to door and
window arches bear a variety of moulded foliate and shell motifs.
Moulded brick cornice. Stack to left with moulded brick cornice, raised
later in C19. Together with neighbouring Nos. 42-45 inclusive (qv), the
best-preserved balconied buildings on the seafront.

Listing NGR: TA3069008828

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

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