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Parish's House, Timsbury

Description: Parish's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 32873

OS Grid Reference: ST6733858714
OS Grid Coordinates: 367338, 158714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3266, -2.4701

Location: Hook Hill, Timsbury, Bath and North East Somerset BA3 1ND

Locality: Timsbury
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 1ND

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Listing Text

ST 65 NE
Parish's House
House. Circa 1816 massive extension of earlier house, now office wing.
Attributed to Thomas Baldwin of Bath for Captain Parish R.N. Ashlar, rubble,
slate roofs. Main block, 3 bay by 3 bay square, has as unifying features, angle
pilasters, flat cill band and cornice, the entrance elevation has all sashes, those
at ground floor in marginally set back wings and then in turn in arched recesses,
they flank the central bay dominated by a large convex porch with Doric order,
side lights and central curved stone door under hood on consoles; garden
elevation has a central 2 storey bow,sashes above, french windows below recessed
panels between, all still fitted with original sliding louvred shutters, the whole
flanked by tri-partite sashes below, sashes above; the joining west elevation is
extremely plain, ground has tall sashes, centre blocked below recessed panels,
five plain sashes; office wing, also 2 storeys, 3 windows has, to garden
3 sashes above a colonnade now behind a C20 glazed conservatory and to entrance,
sashes with, off-centre right a round headed door with fanlight. Interior: very
little altered and in very good decorative order, inner porch and top lit stairwell
have a very subtle play of curved planes, ornate wrought and cast iron handrail
intact as are doors, architraves, cornices, early blown air central heating
system. For further description see source. (Source: Christopher Hussey :
Country Life, XCVI, 24-27 and 68-71, July, 1944).

Listing NGR: ST6733858714

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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