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Queenborough House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3842 / 51°23'3"N

Longitude: -2.3422 / 2°20'32"W

OS Eastings: 376279

OS Northings: 165070

OS Grid: ST762650

Mapcode National: GBR 0QJ.2NN

Mapcode Global: VH96M.CG3R

Entry Name: Queenborough House

Listing Date: 14 December 2011

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1406244

Location: Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Electoral Ward/Division: Bathwick

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bath

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Summary

A detached house built in the mid-C19, possibly designed by Henry Goodridge.

Description

MATERIALS: limestone ashlar with a Welsh slate roof.

PLAN: main double-depth block with rear projections.

EXTERIOR: a two-storey building with attic, in an Italianate villa style. All windows are plain plate glass sashes. The main elevation has three windows, triple-arched sashes with stone mullions, outer windows to ground floor, projecting rectangular bays with a pierced parapet balcony above to the left, canted to the right. It has a double gable front, deep eaves and shallow roofs with corniced stacks, five in all, in Italian villa style. The rear elevation has a two-storey wing with a paired window and a three-storey wing with a triple window and tall stack.

INTERIOR: not inspected.

History

Queenborough House is one of a group of four detached villas that were constructed in the mid-C19, and were the first houses to be built on Cleveland Walk. They were possibly built to a design by the architect Henry Goodridge for the Factors of the Bathwick Estate.

Reasons for Listing

* Architectural interest: a good example of a little altered mid-Victorian villa;
* Group value: it is one of an interesting group of four mid-C19 villas in Cleveland Walk that were built at four-year intervals in differing Italianate styles and are listed.

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