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Foxglade, Barn, Coach House and Riding Circle, Downend and Bromley Heath

Description: Foxglade, Barn, Coach House and Riding Circle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 28769

OS Grid Reference: ST6490577133
OS Grid Coordinates: 364905, 177133
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4920, -2.5069

Location: 66B Cleeve Hill, Bristol BS16 6HJ

Locality: Downend and Bromley Heath
County: South Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: BS16 6HJ

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Listing Text

Foxglade, Barn,
Coach House and
Riding Circle
(formerly listed as
Barn, Coach House,
Coachman's House and
Roundhouse at
Fox Glade)
ST 67 NW 1/204 30.5.75.
Circa 1800 and later with alterations. A group comprising barn, coach
house, coachman's house, yard and riding circle, formerly associated with
Cleeve House (demolished). All built in pennant stone rubble with slate
The barn, main part is 'T'-shaped with projecting gable above wide segmental
arch, the gable has a further gabled section at apex for hoist, recessed
flanking oculi and screen walls. Interior has arched entry to main part.
The coach house forms a 'L' plan extension to right of barn: 2 segmental
headed coach entries, staff accommodation on first floor, tack room at
angle with barn.
The house has been remodelled in the mid-late C19 and is roughcast. Two
storeys, 3 windows, modern (one to right with glazing bars) 2 bays on ground
floor flanking door with radiating fanlights.
The Riding Circle is of considerable interest. It is an hexagaonal structure
to the outside with angle piers, plinth and eaves band. The central lantern
now gone. Three doors, 2 in pointed arches with original studded doors,
the other leads into the house. One window above south door. The interior
is circular, a single space about 40 ft across with a good roof structure.

Listing NGR: ST6490577133

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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