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Frenchay Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5008 / 51°30'2"N

Longitude: -2.5182 / 2°31'5"W

OS Eastings: 364124

OS Northings: 178108

OS Grid: ST641781

Mapcode National: GBR CT0.7V

Mapcode Global: VH88H.9JKW

Entry Name: Frenchay Manor

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35059

Location: Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire, BS16

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Winterbourne

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Frenchay and Winterbourne Down

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

17.9.52 Frenchay Manor

House, now childrens' home. 1736. Perhaps by John Strahan. Ashlar, plain
clay tile roof. Single room depth. Central block of 3 storeys, 7 windows,
central 3 break forward, single storey wings in form of canted bays, all
windows are glazing bar sashes except the second floor where they become 9-pane;
ground floor, including wings, has V-cut rustication brought to keystones over
segmental headed windows in main block, central door under a segmental pediment
on Ionic columns, windows in bays have moulded architraves with keystones,
above a string course the bays have a tall plain parapet with cornice; the
main block has rusticated end pilasters, windows have architraves, above aprons
and below segmental pediments on first floor, except central window which has a
triangular pediment; the central 3 windows which break forward are between
giant Corinthian pilasters, a modillion cornice is topped by a pediment, to
either side a balustrade which is swept up at the ends to meet a plain incised
newel. Interior: some panelling and one Regency fire surround remain, the
staircase, elliptical at the rear, is lit by a large arched sash, turned
balusters, moulded handrail; divided from entrance hall by very large flat
arch with panelled soffit and keystone. Rear elevation: altered and extended;
central stairwell breaks forward elliptically under balustrade, large arched
window over door in moulded architrave with pedimented porch on decorated
corbels. In front are 7 steps with incised panels in plain walls. To right
is a wrought iron Regency balcony. (Source: Gomme, Jenner and Little :
"Bristol : an architectural history" 1979).

Listing NGR: ST6412478108

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