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St Edith's Orphanage

A Grade II Listed Building in Clevedon, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4418 / 51°26'30"N

Longitude: -2.8534 / 2°51'12"W

OS Eastings: 340780

OS Northings: 171770

OS Grid: ST407717

Mapcode National: GBR JC.NJYP

Mapcode Global: VH7C7.H1C1

Entry Name: St Edith's Orphanage

Listing Date: 28 January 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33049

Location: Clevedon, North Somerset, BS21

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Clevedon

Built-Up Area: Clevedon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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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