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© Dr Neil Bentham

IoE Number: 32750
Location: CHOLWELL HOUSE,
  CAMELEY, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Dr Neil Bentham
Date Photographed: 09 April 2005
Date listed: 15 January 1986
Date of last amendment: 15 January 1986
Grade II

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ST 65 NWCAMELEYTEMPLE CLOUD6/14Cholwell HouseII

ST 65 NW CAMELEY TEMPLE CLOUD 6/14 Cholwell House II Nursing Home, former house. Dated 1855. Rock-faced coursed pennant stone with freestone dressings, concrete tile roof and ashlar stacks. Neo-Jacobean style. South east entrance front of 2 storeys, 3 bays: central bay half the width of outer 2 bays. All windows are 2-light casements with chamfered stone mullions and transoms, those on 1st floor with segmental-headed strainer arches. Central advanced porch with pointed-arched entrance under hoodmould with figure stops and shaped gable with pierced pyramid finial. Family crest and datestone beneath gable. 1st floor string course, stepped ogee and curvilinear coped gables with pierced, pyramid finials. Further, larger family crest and motto above upper central window. Recessed quatrefoil rosettes in flanking gables. South-west front with 3 bays through 2 floors, the central bay canted. Ground floor windows are tripartite with a pointed-arched central panel above 3-light chamfered stone mullions and transoms. Central bay originally 1 storey, now has upper extension with a cusped lozenge parapet and 4 corner carved faces. Tall ashlar stacks on plinths set in ranges of 6 on the diagonal. Interior. Several ribbed and bossed ceilings. Canted staircase window has stained glass and above, fine carved wooden tracery. (Drawings in RIBA).

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