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Harford House, Chew Magna

Description: Harford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 32932

OS Grid Reference: ST5752163189
OS Grid Coordinates: 357521, 163189
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3662, -2.6115

Location: Chew Hill, Chew Magna, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 8RA

Locality: Chew Magna
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 8RA

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Listing Text


3/38 Harford House

House. Built 1817 for Mary Harford with late C19 additions and some C20
alterations. Coursed sandstone freestone with white pointing, limestone
dressings, triple Roman tiled mansard roof with ridge and gable stacks (missing to
left), rendered to sides and rear, plain tiled roof to C19 wing and black pantiles
to rear. 2 storeys and 5 windows, all with plain reveals, white voussoirs and
projecting keystone, ground floor 4 plate-glass sashes, first floor sashes;
central 6-panelled door with decorative fanlight, pilasters and open pediment;
plinth, limestone cornice, parapet and coping, parapet ramped up at sides and
ramped up at returns to stacks, 2 double dormers, central single dormer. Right
return has cellar door to left, external steps to ground floor C20 glass doors,
2 C19 2-light casements at attic level. Rear has 2-storey late C19 wing to left
with bow at corner, 5-light window at ground and first floor, to right, 2 doors
with continuous flat hood, first floor right has two 6-pane lights and two 6-pane
lights in gable end. Central 2-storey bow has tall round-headed window (probably
stair light) and 2-light casement at first floor, single storey addition with two
4-pane lights; to right, a single storey addition with door to right and 4-pane
sash to rear; rear of main house to right has sash at ground and first floor with
wrought-iron window box at first floor. Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST5751963188

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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