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Beach Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bitton, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.434 / 51°26'2"N

Longitude: -2.4109 / 2°24'39"W

OS Eastings: 371530

OS Northings: 170636

OS Grid: ST715706

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.NVN1

Mapcode Global: VH96D.5790

Entry Name: Beach Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116762

English Heritage Legacy ID: 28489

Location: Bitton, South Gloucestershire, BS30

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Bitton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Warmley Syston and Bitton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/11/2012

ST 77 SW 5/25

Beach Farmhouse


It is said to be after 1643, 'L'-plan, though probably late C17/early
C18. Rendered over rubble, stone quoins. Modern pantile roof, end gables
with copings, tall ashlar stacks with caps. Two dormer gables with saddle
stones to front. Two and a half storeys, 3 windows, 2 and 3-light stone
mullioned casements with dripmoulds. Central door opening with plain
door in wooden frame. It is probable that this typical symmetrical late
C17 elevation is a C19 restoration of something very similar. Long gabled
extension wing to rear with square stack and 2-light stone mullioned windows
with dripmoulds. A shorter one bay two and a half storey extension runs
Interior: one original stop chamfer door surround in rear extension,
4 bay roof to main section, end trusses formed by collars supported on
dormer walls.
The house occupies the site of and possibly incorporates
part of the farm burnt on this site at the Battle of Lansdown 1643.

Listing NGR: ST7153070636

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

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