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Combe House combe Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Backwell, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4115 / 51°24'41"N

Longitude: -2.7309 / 2°43'51"W

OS Eastings: 349266

OS Northings: 168306

OS Grid: ST492683

Mapcode National: GBR JJ.QCST

Mapcode Global: VH88R.MS59

Plus Code: 9C3VC769+HM

Entry Name: Combe House combe Lodge

Listing Date: 16 March 1984

Last Amended: 8 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129813

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33422

Location: Backwell, North Somerset, BS48

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Backwell

Built-Up Area: Backwell

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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(north-west side)
No.62 (Combe House)
(Formerly listed as:
6/26 Nos. 60 and 62
Combe Lodge (60) and
Combe House(62)
(Formerly listed as:
West side)
No. 62 Combe House)



Former vicarage, subdivided as two houses from 1912. c1830 remodelling of an earlier building; rear extension of 1912-14 by Sir George Oatley is part of No 60. Rendered over local stone rubble with roughcast walls to early C20 extension, which is attached to C19 service ranges with pantile roofs; hipped Welsh slate roof with twin bracketted eaves to left of front; parapetted and hipped late C20 slate roof to right; rendered stacks. PLAN: early C19 house of T-plan with
left-hand wing, part of the rear and all of the rear ranges being part of No 60. 2 storeys. Garden front (to No 62) of 2:3 fenestration, with 6/6-pane sashes (larger with blind boxes to left) and half-glazed door with margin panes in classical doorcase to centre of symmetrical right-hand range. Similar sashes and late C19/early C20 canted bay to left-hand return, and reset early C19
fanlight to right-hand return. Rear elevations include C19 two-light casements, entrance to No 60 to rear, and rear oriel (lighting stair) by Oatley with wood mullions and transoms.
INTERIOR: No 62 includes original joinery, cornicing and fireplaces; stair by Oatley. No 60 includes panelled doors and shutters in moulded architraves, simple quarter-turn pine staircase with stick balusters (by Oatley) and ground-floor room with Regency-style cornice by Oatley embellished with starfish. A fine early C19 house, prominently sited next to the church and also distinguished by its early C20 remodelling by a prominent local architect.

Listing NGR: ST4926168307

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