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Highfield House, Chew Magna

Description: Highfield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 32955

OS Grid Reference: ST5702263007
OS Grid Coordinates: 357022, 163007
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3645, -2.6187

Location: B3114, Chew Magna, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 8QE

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

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Listing Text


3/60 Highfield House


House. Built between 1825-40 with later additions and alterations. Rubble,
rendered, slate roofs with deep eaves on paired brackets. 2 storeys and
3 windows, all sashes, central Tuscan portico with heavy 6-panelled door, side-
lights of 3 panes each, reeded architrave and fanlight over all with decorative
glazing bars, plain frieze and cornice; plinth. Left return has central bay
through 2 storeys with central French window with glass hood on brackets, sash
with external shutters at first floor, 8-pane sash right and left; ground and
first floor sash to right and left. Right return has door with overlight to
left, sash and 6-pane light to right, 2 sashes at first floor; side elevation
steps back twice with single storey addition in unrendered sandstone rubble with
pointed arched door and window. Rear has 3 French windows, to left with margin
glazing, glazed conservatory, 4 sashes with external shutters at first floor;
single storey addition to left has 3 sashes to front and similar French window to
side, parapet. Interior: rooms panelled at ground floor, internal shutters to
windows, entrance hall has cantilevered stone stair with wrought iron balustrade,
banded mahogany handrail; dado rail and cornice, fine panelled doors.

Listing NGR: ST5702263007

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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