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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5311 / 51°31'51"N

Longitude: -2.6207 / 2°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 357037

OS Northings: 181537

OS Grid: ST570815

Mapcode National: GBR JP.GPH9

Mapcode Global: VH887.JSC4

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 October 1952

Last Amended: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128870

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35129

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

Compton Greenfield
21.10.52 Manor Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Early C17 with C18 additions. Coursed limestone rubble,
limestone and sandstone dressings, pantiled roofs with 3 rows of stone slates at
eaves, limestone coped verges with finials, brick stack to west gable, double
Roman tiled rear wing. L-plan. Through passage, symmetrical south front.
3 storeys and 3 windows, 4-light casements at ground and ist floor, 3-light at
2nd floor, all ovolo mullions with sandstone relieving arch and timber lintel,
decreasing in size with each storey, central 2-storey porch has 3-light casement
at 1st floor front and 2-light to sides, door in chamfered frame with ovolo-
moulded over-lintel. East side has cellar door with strap hinges and timber
lintel, blocked windows at ground and 1st floor and 3-light ovolo-mullioned
window at 2nd floor under timber lintel, C18 single storey dairy and wash-house
wing has 3-light window to east and west, door in wooden frame to west and
buttress at gable end. Rear has large external stack to main block, rear block
has separate pitched roof with parapet at each end, irregular 2 and 3-light
casements all with ovolo mullions, panelled and studded door to left in moulded
wooden frame. Interior: moulded and stopped beams, ovolo moulded door frames,
wide dog-leg stair, studded doors, west room on 2nd floor has remains of plaster
over-mantel with fleur-de-lys design. Passage panelling said to have been sold
to pay family debts and lost in S.S. Titanic. (Sources: Hall, Linda : Rural
Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720. 1983).

Listing NGR: ST5703781537

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