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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5555 / 51°33'19"N

Longitude: -2.5277 / 2°31'39"W

OS Eastings: 363512

OS Northings: 184200

OS Grid: ST635842

Mapcode National: GBR JT.F8WL

Mapcode Global: VH889.45KD

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 21 October 1952

Last Amended: 5 December 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35122

Location: Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire, BS32

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Almondsbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Almondsbury and Olveston

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


ST 68 SW ALMONDSBURY GAUNT'S EARTHCOTT LANE (south
side) Gaunt's Earthcott
12/28
21.10.52 The Manor House (formerly listed
G.V. as Manor Farmhouse)

II*

Farmhouse, now restaurant and house. C16 core, dated also 1603 on front gable,
south block dated TS/1680, with later alterations and additions. Coursed
rubble with stone dressings, double Roman tiled roof with pantiles to rear, ball
finials to gables except 2 east gables to front. L-plan with additions.
2 storeys and attic, 3 irregular gables to front, 3 windows, 2 ground and two 1st
floor, C19 12-pane sashes in exposed boxes with drip moulds to left gable, all
others 2 and 3-light casements under timber lintels, attic window to left gable
with drip mould, right gable has plank door with strap hinges in plain wooden
frame, large external stack above, 2-storey porch between 2 gables to left has
3-light casement with cornice at ist floor, opening with timber lintel and small
square window at ground level, 2-panelled door in heavy frame, scroll and ovolo
moulding and strap hinges; east side has 4-light casement at ground floor,
3-light at 1st and 2-light in attic, all with timber lintel, buttress to left
and garderobe tower to right, west side has 2 gables, right has oval bull's eye
in plain surround at ground floor, sundial at upper level and gable stack, left
gable has 2 ground floor andtwoist floor C19 12-pane sashes with timber lintel,
drip mould and bearing arch to all except 1st floor right, which is 3-light
casement with drip mould. Rear has 2 gables, both with gable stacks, random
one and 2-light casements, C20 door to centre, single storey additions to left
and centre, both with double Roman tiled pitched roofs. Interior: Through
passage, stair turret at rear with dog-leg stair with ovolo-moulded newel post,
string and handrail, moulded and stopped beams and door-frames. (Sources:
Hall, Linda : Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720.
1983).


Listing NGR: ST6351284200

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