C18 walled garden within larger walled enclosure on
C15 site; prominent ridge-top site contiguous with
Stoke Park, South Gloucestershire (qv); scenic drive
with views over Bristol; mature specimen trees and
woodland; lodge; barn; cottages.
Heath House closed as a ward of Purdown Hospital
c1988. It is now owned by Priory Hospitals
Group as a private psychiatric centre (1991).
Stapleton & Frome Valley Conservation Area.
- Associated Buildings
House (LB II) 1784 designed by Zachary Bailey, built
by John Hensley of Bath for Thomas Smyth of Ashton
Court, North Somerset (qv); extended C19; extended
and altered C20 for Purdown Hospital.