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Sidney Hill Cottage Homes and Attached Gatepiers, Walls and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Churchill, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3353 / 51°20'6"N

Longitude: -2.8046 / 2°48'16"W

OS Eastings: 344041

OS Northings: 159880

OS Grid: ST440598

Mapcode National: GBR JF.W579

Mapcode Global: VH7CN.BPNR

Entry Name: Sidney Hill Cottage Homes and Attached Gatepiers, Walls and Gates

Listing Date: 19 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33951

Location: Churchill, North Somerset, BS25

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Churchill

Built-Up Area: Dinghurst

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


8/83 Sidney Hill Cottage Homes and
attached Gatepiers, Walls and Gates


Wesleyan Almshouses. Dated 1907 (on plaque under central archway). By Silcock
and Reay. Brick with some stone copings and plain tile roofs, wrought iron to
gates. 12 cottages on U-shaped plan in Arts and Crafts Vernacular style.
1 storey and attics. Windows are 3-light wooden casements with small leaded
panes, those to attic under gables. Tudor-arched doorways with plank doors and
flat hoods on carved consoles. Tall brick stacks. Open hexagonal wooden cupola
over central entrance archway. Hill family crest above entrance arch on north
front. Boundary walls of brick with limestone mid course and stone copings
2 metres high. Ornamental stone vases at intervals on piers and 2.5 metres high
central gatepiers to north entrance with renewed ball finials. 2-leaf wrought
iron gates with decorative overthrow; further single leaf gates at east and west
corners and also central 2-leaf gates on south boundary wall with pineapple
finials to piers. Erected at the expense of Sidney Hill of Langford House and
inspired by the painting 'Harbour of Refuge' of 1872 by Frederick Walker, now in
the Tate Gallery. (Builder, January 1907; The Studio, April 1907).

Listing NGR: ST4404159880

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