48 Bath Road, Bedford Park, London, W4 1LH

Bedford Park ref no: H0065

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Local Authority: London Borough of Hounslow

Current function: Detached House single occupancy

Original function: Detached House single occupancy

Grade listing: II

Historic England statutory group value note:

The listed houses in this road form part of the original Bedford Park development circa 1875 to 85. Picturesque style, mostly three storeys, red brick and tile, gable and dormers.

Historic England statutory descriptive note:

Part tile hung. Single storey bay to front; three storey, gabled bay to return. Lower, flat roofed wing at rear with coved cornice.

Phase:

II

Circa:

1879

Architect:

R.N. Shaw.

Greeves’ description:

With a plain brick elevation and small front bay, this type is sometimes found combined with SD6, which has a two-storied front bay surmounted by a timber gabled projection. Both types are based on the same plan, and the cornice is generally timber. Examples: 37 and 39 The Avenue; 48 Bath Road; 10 Bedford Road; 1 and 2 Queen Anne’s Grove; 1,2, 35 and 37 Woodstock Road. Fence: probably a low close boarded fence, radiused at junctions with oak posts, with a panel and turned posts style gate (type C). See Berry F Berry’s lithograph looking east down Bath Road and early postcard of Chiswick School of Art c: 1920 ( J.C.G.)

Revised description:

Detached two-bay two-storey house with attic, built c.1879 to a design either by E. W. Godwin or William Wilson. Rectangular on plan, facing north; three-storey gabled canted bay to east pitch elevation, lean-to single-storey entrance bay to west elevation, stepped two- and single-storey flat-roofed return to south gable. Pitched tiled roof, angled red clay ridge tiles, replacement brick chimneystack corbelled chimneycap, stringcourse, pulvinated red clay chimneypots, moulded extruded aluminum gutters to overhanging eaves. Red brick Flemish-bonded walling, vertically hung red clay tiles above sill-level of second-floor south and north gable windows, with scalloped diaper patterns to canted bay; splayed rendered plinth to ground floor sill-level. ariety of segmental- and squareheaded window openings throughout, painted timber multi-light casements. Segmentalheaded entrance opening set in pitched red clay tiled porch to north elevation of entrance bay brick jambs, painted timber horizontal tripartite door, glazed above, masonry threshold. Set back from Bath Road to north by clamp-buttressed brick wall, bull-nosed copping, between brick piers with elaborate moulded terracotta caps and ball finials, painted timber gate.

Change of address: New address, here, W4 1LH

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