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St Edith's Orphanage, Clevedon

Description: St Edith's Orphanage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 January 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 33049

OS Grid Reference: ST4078071770
OS Grid Coordinates: 340780, 171770
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4418, -2.8534

Locality: Clevedon
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS21 7HN

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Listing Text

(North East Side)
St Edith's Orphanage
ST 4071 1/143 28,1.75.
Large late Victorian Gothic mansion on a prominent site overlooking Clevedon
Bay. 4 storeys. Grey rubble walls with freestone dressings. Modern pantile
roofs. Tall stone stacks with crenellated tops. The main front is asymmetrical
with gabled wings coming forward to left and right. Small gable and polygonal
turret with crenellated parapet rise above roof level in centre. Gables have
cornices, parapets and flanking finials. Stringcourses. Small wheel window
towards top of turret. 4 windows. Canted bays to lower storeys of gabled wings.
Gothic pointed windows in various styles grouped in 2, 3 and 4-lights. Most
windows have cusps, eared spandrels, hoodmoulds and sashes with plate-glass.
Entrance under polygonal turret up a double flight of steps with balustraded
parapet. Large pointed arch to doorway with nailhead detail in mouldings. Spandrels
with shields, rectangular dripmould and corner shafts with outsize foliage capitals.

Listing NGR: ST4078071770

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Source: English Heritage

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