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Highfield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chew Magna, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3645 / 51°21'52"N

Longitude: -2.6187 / 2°37'7"W

OS Eastings: 357022

OS Northings: 163007

OS Grid: ST570630

Mapcode National: GBR JP.TB0H

Mapcode Global: VH890.KYGV

Entry Name: Highfield House

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320744

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32955

Location: Chew Magna, Bath and North East Somerset, BS40

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Chew Magna

Built-Up Area: Chew Magna

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


3/60 Highfield House


House. Built between 1825-40 with later additions and alterations. Rubble,
rendered, slate roofs with deep eaves on paired brackets. 2 storeys and
3 windows, all sashes, central Tuscan portico with heavy 6-panelled door, side-
lights of 3 panes each, reeded architrave and fanlight over all with decorative
glazing bars, plain frieze and cornice; plinth. Left return has central bay
through 2 storeys with central French window with glass hood on brackets, sash
with external shutters at first floor, 8-pane sash right and left; ground and
first floor sash to right and left. Right return has door with overlight to
left, sash and 6-pane light to right, 2 sashes at first floor; side elevation
steps back twice with single storey addition in unrendered sandstone rubble with
pointed arched door and window. Rear has 3 French windows, to left with margin
glazing, glazed conservatory, 4 sashes with external shutters at first floor;
single storey addition to left has 3 sashes to front and similar French window to
side, parapet. Interior: rooms panelled at ground floor, internal shutters to
windows, entrance hall has cantilevered stone stair with wrought iron balustrade,
banded mahogany handrail; dado rail and cornice, fine panelled doors.

Listing NGR: ST5702263007

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