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Combe House Combe Lodge, Backwell

Description: Combe House Combe Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33422

OS Grid Reference: ST4926668306
OS Grid Coordinates: 349266, 168306
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4115, -2.7308

Location: Church Lane, Backwell, North Somerset BS48 3JJ

Locality: Backwell
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS48 3JJ

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Listing Text

(north-west side)
No.62 (Combe House)

(Formerly listed as:
6/26 Nos. 60 and 62
Combe Lodge (60) and
Combe House(62)

(Formerly listed as:
West side)
No. 62 Combe House)



Former vicarage, subdivided as two houses from 1912. c1830 remodelling of an earlier building; rear extension of 1912-14 by Sir George Oatley is part of No 60. Rendered over local stone rubble with roughcast walls to early C20 extension, which is attached to C19 service ranges with pantile roofs; hipped Welsh slate roof with twin bracketted eaves to left of front; parapetted and hipped late C20 slate roof to right; rendered stacks. PLAN: early C19 house of T-plan with
left-hand wing, part of the rear and all of the rear ranges being part of No 60. 2 storeys. Garden front (to No 62) of 2:3 fenestration, with 6/6-pane sashes (larger with blind boxes to left) and half-glazed door with margin panes in classical doorcase to centre of symmetrical right-hand range. Similar sashes and late C19/early C20 canted bay to left-hand return, and reset early C19
fanlight to right-hand return. Rear elevations include C19 two-light casements, entrance to No 60 to rear, and rear oriel (lighting stair) by Oatley with wood mullions and transoms.
INTERIOR: No 62 includes original joinery, cornicing and fireplaces; stair by Oatley. No 60 includes panelled doors and shutters in moulded architraves, simple quarter-turn pine staircase with stick balusters (by Oatley) and ground-floor room with Regency-style cornice by Oatley embellished with starfish. A fine early C19 house, prominently sited next to the church and also distinguished by its early C20 remodelling by a prominent local architect.

Listing NGR: ST4926168307

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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