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A Grade II Listed Building in Alveston, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5776 / 51°34'39"N

Longitude: -2.5375 / 2°32'15"W

OS Eastings: 362846

OS Northings: 186660

OS Grid: ST628866

Mapcode National: GBR JT.CSGJ

Mapcode Global: VH882.YLVZ

Entry Name: Pypers

Listing Date: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35148

Location: Alveston, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Alveston

Built-Up Area: Alveston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Alveston and Littleton-on-Severn with Elberton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 68 NW ALVESTON CHURCH ROAD (south side) Rudgeway

8/52 Pypers


House. Late C18 with early C19 additions and c.1930 additions in same style.
Limestone ashlar, wing to right rendered and scored to match ashlar, lead and
slate roofs with stacks to each side of main block. Main block has side wings,
originally flanking pavilions. Classical style. Centre block has 2 storeys
and attic, 3 windows, all early C19 sashes of 12 panes and 3 dormers of 4 panes
with segmental heads, central Ionic portico with open segmental pediment and
dentillation, double fielded and panelled doors, large fanlight, moulded arch
rising from impost blocks, acanthus keystone, plinth, cornice, parapet and
coping. c.1930 wings to right and left broken forward, 2 storeys, 4 x 3
windows to right, 3 x 2 to left, of various sizes symmetrically placed, all with
glazing bars, cornice, parapet, coping and end stack to right, loggia to left
side with 3 pairs of Ionic columns, dentilled cornice, balustrade with corner
and central dies, 2 French windows. Rear of main block has all windows as on
front, 2 storey canted bay to each side with glazing bars. Interior: entrance
hall has curved, open string stair with slender bobbin-turned balusters and
banded mahogany wreathed handrail carried round 1st floor landing, all doors in
wooden architraves with open scrolled. segmental pediments and inner panelling,
wooden acanthus and flower carved fireplace, cornice, ground floor rooms have
Adam-style wooden fireplaces and shutters to windows.

Listing NGR: ST6284686660

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

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