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Freshford Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3404 / 51°20'25"N

Longitude: -2.3027 / 2°18'9"W

OS Eastings: 379011

OS Northings: 160184

OS Grid: ST790601

Mapcode National: GBR 0QZ.SRY

Mapcode Global: VH96V.1KJV

Entry Name: Freshford Manor

Listing Date: 1 February 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32295

Location: Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Freshford

Built-Up Area: Limpley Stoke

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(North-east side)
1.2.56 Freshford Manor

Manor house. Early C18th; altered and extended late C18th/early C19th and
early C20th. Ashlar; Cotswold stone slate roof (hipped to south-west);
parapet and moulded cornice. Entrance (south-west) elevation. 2 storeys and
attics in pedimented dormers. Panelled end pilaster to right. String course.
5 bays. 18 pane glazing bar sash windows in bolection moulded surrounds which
sweep up to coved cornice; 2 windows to right are blocked; panelled aprons.
Central 6 panelled door; projecting porch with Tuscan columns and plain
entablature. To left, early C19th extension with 2 storey canted bay projects.
Garden (south-east) elevation. Early C19th. Central block of 3 storeys with
2 storey wings terminating in bow windows. 3:1:2:1:3 bays. Glazing bar sash
windows; French windows to centre 4 ground floor windows. Plat band and cill
band to bow windows. To right is a large attached mid-C19th conservatory.
North-west elevation shows further evidence of early C18th facade, mostly by
later additions, including central single storey section with embattled parapet.
Interior: Some fine plasterwork and ceilings, mostly late C19th/early C20th.
Open-well staircase with square balusters, also early C20th. The early C18th
part of the house is very similar to General Wolfe's house and St. John's Place
(the latter by Killigrew) in Bath.

Listing NGR: ST7901160184

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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