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27 and 29 Bloomfield Road

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

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Latitude: 51.3703 / 51°22'13"N

Longitude: -2.3668 / 2°22'0"W

OS Eastings: 374560

OS Northings: 163536

OS Grid: ST745635

Mapcode National: GBR 0QP.2FB

Mapcode Global: VH96L.XTMD

Entry Name: 27 and 29 Bloomfield Road

Listing Date: 11 November 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1402643

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Lyncombe

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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A pair of mid-C19 semi-detached villas.


MATERIALS: Limestone ashlar with a slate roof.

PLAN: A symmetrical compact, hipped main range, with a cross wing (set back) to gabled ends.

EXTERIOR: Two storeys and attic, each one with two plain sash windows. At first floor level these have stone balcony slabs on brackets with cast-iron cresting (replaced in the early C21 and modelled on a remaining section). The ground floor has deep sashes with flat floating cornices on brackets. Returns have sashes at each level, near the internal angle. The cross wing has a two panelled door in a pilaster surround, under a plain fanlight in a moulded arch with keystone. Set forward from the arches is free-standing decorative iron cresting. No. 29 has an early gabled conservatory to the right, and a central dormer (probably added later) to the rear. Deep plain eaves soffit, stone ridge and hip tiles, with a central ashlar stack, a further rear eaves stack, and a stack to each gable end.

INTERIORS: Not inspected.


One of three near identical pairs of mid- C19 villas (23 and 25 (qv) and 31 and 33 (qv) Bloomfield Road).

Deeds dating from 1862 show the No. 27 was originally called Clifton Villa.

Reasons for Listing

* Architectural interest: they are a good example of a pair of mid-C19 semi-detached villas displaying good quality architectural detailing;
* Intactness: despite some alterations they have survived mostly intact;
* Group value: they were built as part of an interesting, small suburban planned development of three near identical semi-detached villas.

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