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Frith Farmhouse,and Bakehouse at South East

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wickwar, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5844 / 51°35'3"N

Longitude: -2.4086 / 2°24'31"W

OS Eastings: 371782

OS Northings: 187361

OS Grid: ST717873

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.CGT9

Mapcode Global: VH95M.6FHR

Entry Name: Frith Farmhouse,and Bakehouse at South East

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34873

Location: Wickwar, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Wickwar

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wickwar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 78 NW YATE FRITH LANE (north side)

4/239 Frith Farmhouse, and Bakehouse
17.9.52 at south east
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II*

Farmhouse. Late C17, possibly incorporating an earlier building. Rubble;
plain tiled roof; rubble stacks. L-plan, with entry direct into the central
hall. 2 storeys, cellar and attics in stone gables. 2:3 (in projecting,
canted 2 storey and attic porch with hipped roof): 2 bays; C19 marginal glazing
bar sash windows and C20 casement windows, which resemble sashes; most under
cornice. Cross windows to west gable. Central C20 door. Single storey
rubble bakehouse projects at right (south east). Interior: hall, parlour and
dairy fireplaces are constructed of neatly coursed rubble and are segmental on
plan; stop chamfered beams; doors and hall have bolection moulded surrounds,
passage and dairy doors have ovolo moulded surrounds; very fine dog-leg staircase
with panelled newel posts, twisted balusters, carved pendants and finials; first
floor, C17 panelling from the hall forms a passage, chamfered door frames; attic,
reused members and extended collar beam trusses; decorative panel of rose and
4 fleur-de-lys within a lozenge on stack. A very good, although somewhat altered,
example of a high class gabled vernacular/gentry house, built for a surgeon who
never occupied the property. (Hall, L, Rural Houses of North Avon and South
Gloucestershire, 1983).


Listing NGR: ST7178287361

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