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Latitude: 51.4644 / 51°27'51"N
Longitude: -2.5985 / 2°35'54"W
OS Eastings: 358522
OS Northings: 174103
OS Grid: ST585741
Mapcode National: GBR C7F.9X
Mapcode Global: VH88M.XG58
Plus Code: 9C3VFC72+QJ
Entry Name: Ashley Down House
Listing Date: 4 March 1977
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207684
English Heritage Legacy ID: 379425
Location: Cotham, Bristol, BS6
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Cotham
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol St Matthew and St Nathanael
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
Tagged with: House
ST315874 COTHAM PARK, Cotham
901-1/35/1162 (North side)
Ashley Down House
(Formerly Listed as:
Marked on OS as Cotham Lodge.
House. c1850. Limestone ashlar, ashlar gable stacks and a
slate hip roof. Double-depth plan. Italianate style. 2 storeys
and attic; 3-window range.
A symmetrical front articulated forward slightly at the ends
and centre, with banded rustication to the ground floor to a
cornice, paired first-floor Tuscan pilasters to the projecting
sections, a frieze, modillion cornice and parapet between
A deep, central, flagged Corinthian portico has 2 pairs of
columns to an entablature, over a doorway with an architrave
to a 2-leaf half-glazed door. Tripartite ground-floor windows
have 6/6-pane sashes down to the ground, flanked by 1/1-pane
sashes; first-floor windows above have shouldered architraves
and console cornices to 6/6-pane sashes.
To the right is a lower windowless block with projecting
centre, rusticated ground floor and panelled first floor, a
central niche and a C20 inserted 2/2-pane sash to the left
Left return in 3 sections articulated by paired pilasters, has
the pedimented centre break forward with an eagle on top, and
a single-storey stone conservatory with tall casements with
glazing bars, and a balustrade.
INTERIOR: C20 glazed screen to a large central hall with
modillion cornice, divided by a flat arch on acanthus consoles
from a good open-well stair with moulded string and soffit,
cast-iron balusters, and curtail with wreathed rail; back
stairs to the right have stick balusters and column newels;
6-panel doors with panelled reveals, a good stained-glass rear
stair window, and 8-panel shutters.
Listing NGR: ST5852274103
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