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Cleeve Wood and Coach House Wing, Downend and Bromley Heath

Description: Cleeve Wood and Coach House Wing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 April 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 28773

OS Grid Reference: ST6447177498
OS Grid Coordinates: 364471, 177498
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4953, -2.5132

Location: Marshfield Road, Bristol BS16 2SY

Locality: Downend and Bromley Heath
County: South Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: BS16 2SY

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Listing Text

Cleeve Wood and
Coach House Wing
ST 67 NW 1/182 24.4. 51.
The C18 house was completely remodelled in the early C19. Principal elevation
faces north-west, its setting above the river Frome now blocked by tall
trees. Good symmetrical facade in Greek Revival style (of the Hope variety).
Rendered and grooved and ashlar. Ashlar plinth, dressings and features.
Two storeys, facade divided into 3 units, end bays have applied Doric pilasters
to slight break. Two 2 storey bows in centre with deep recess between.
Pilasters carry continuous architrave, frieze, moulded cornice and plain
parapet with moulded coping. Glazing bar sashes. One tripartite sash
window on each floor of end units, except ground floor right which has
an angular bay. First floor windows in square recesses. Ground floor
windows have end pilasters and pilaster mullions supporting frieze and
cornice. The 2 bows are segmental in plan with crowning entablature and
parapet, moulded architraves to windows, plain cill band to first floor.
Central door and window above are set in recess. Door flanked by Ionic
columns capped by entablature and balustered parapet forming 1st floor
balcony. Panelled door, arched fanlight. Left hand return elevation
has coped parapet, irregular windows, 4 on 1st floor, 3 on ground floor,
sashes in reveals, and arched doorway to right with open pediment on brackets
and panelled door with traceried fanlight. Fluted lead rainwater head
to left. Contiguous coach house wing of lower height to left with coping
ramped to high level; elliptical-headed entrance with keystone and double
South front has 3 bay break with frieze, cornice and parapet returned,
and flanking ashlar pilasters, glazing bar sashes in moulded architraves.
Interior: horseshoe plan stair with wrought and cast iron balusters.

Listing NGR: ST6447177498

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Source: English Heritage

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