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The Chalet, Weston-Super-Mare

Description: The Chalet

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 33267

OS Grid Reference: ST3192162432
OS Grid Coordinates: 331921, 162432
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3569, -2.9791

Location: S Road, Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 2LT

Locality: Weston-Super-Mare
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS23 2LT

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

ST 3162
4/30 No 71, The Chalet


Villa. 1862, remodelled and extended 1888 by Hans Price and
Wooler of Weston-super-Mare for Hans Price. Rough-faced
limestone, randomly coursed; gabled Welsh slate roof; stone
stacks with moulded cornicing and original pots. Linear central-
stairhall plan with narrower service range to rear. Swiss Chalet
style. 2 storeys; 6-bay front elevation of 3:1:2 fenestration
with central gabled bay. Arched doorway with voussoirs to left
of centre. Fret-cut bargeboards to wide eaves cantilevered out
on carved brackets; trellised balcony with turned finials to
arch-braced supporting posts. 2/2-pane sashes to central canted
bay window and other windows with shutters; canted bay on right
has cornice bracketed out to balcony; full-height mullioned and
transomed bay window with gablet to left. Flat and segmental
stone arches over plate-glass and glazing-bar sashes to other
elevations. Interior: noted as having complete interiors of 1888
which include panelled Dining Room with strapwork ceiling and
stained glass windows to inglenook fireplace and bay window, a
turned-baluster staircase and a Drawing Room in Queen Anne style
with strapwork ceiling, embossed panelling and bracketed balcony
to conservatory which has putti to fountain. A fine example of
a late Victorian building in the Swiss Chalet style.

Listing NGR: ST3192162432

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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