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Bishop's Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5339 / 51°32'1"N

Longitude: -2.6228 / 2°37'21"W

OS Eastings: 356899

OS Northings: 181847

OS Grid: ST568818

Mapcode National: GBR JP.GNYN

Mapcode Global: VH887.HQ90

Entry Name: Bishop's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 5 December 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35100

Location: Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Almondsbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Pilning with Compton Greenfield

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


11/6 Compton Greenfield
Bishop's Farmhouse

- II*

Farmhouse, now house. Late C16 with C19 additions and C20 alterations.
Rubble, brick and rubble stacks to right and centre, pantiled roof. L-plan
including rear dairy wing, through passage. 2 storeys and 3 windows, all
timber casements under original timber lintels, C17 door of 4 panels set in
recess under timber lintel; south west side has original timber ovolo mullioned
windows with stone slate weathered cills and C20 leaded diamond lights, small
recess under ground floor dairy window. Rear has 4 windows, including ground
and 1st floor in 2nd bay from right, 2 small square windows lighting stair,
lower one in moulded frame, upper one with no glass, both with single mullions,
1st floor right has larger square window in bolection moulded wooden frame, and
ground floor 2-light casement with ovolo mullion and timber lintel; Cl7 door to
dairy with strap hinges under timber lintel and wooden ovolo mullioned windows;
C19 single storey extension and well in courtyard. Interior: kitchen has oak
bressumer over fireplace about 6 metres long, bread oven with C19 cast iron
door, deep chamfers to beams, fine chestnut panelled screens along through
passage and between 2 front rooms, stone fireplace to centre front room; newel
stair with solid oak treads rising to attic level from rear of through passage
with 4-centred arched studded door with decorative strap hinges at 1st floor
level; small rear windows have chamfered mullions with run-out stops; 6-bay
roof with tie-beam and collar trusses.

Listing NGR: ST5689981847

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

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