Description: Clifton House
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336308
OS Grid Reference: SE1569134408
OS Grid Coordinates: 415691, 434408
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8057, -1.7632
5111 CLIFTON VILLAS BD8
SE 1534 SE 32/402
A more substantial villa than the others, circa 1855-60. Two-storeys, ashlar sand-
stone with chamfered quoins to breaks in elevation flanking centre. Plinth, sill
band, modillion brackets on bed mould to moulded eaves cornice; hipped slate roof;
tall corniced chimneys. Three windows on first floor in architrave surrounds
containing plain narrow aprons. Pilastered canted bay window on ground floor.
The centre has porch screen of 2 pairs of Doric columns, entablature with consoles,
above each column, rising to cornice; above is a linked circle pattern balustrade
with anthemion capped dies. Five window east return front has later link to
detached billiard room with tripartite window, the divides capped by consoles to
cornice - grooved quoin pilasters rising to bracketed eaves cornice. The west
front is also of 5 windows with bracketed ashlar balconette bases to first floor
and on ground floor the architrave surrounds carried down to include riser panels.
Part of a cul-de-sac of villas in well wooded gardens.
Listing NGR: SE1569134408
Source: English Heritage
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