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Olveston Court

A Grade II* Listed Building in Olveston, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5809 / 51°34'51"N

Longitude: -2.5806 / 2°34'50"W

OS Eastings: 359864

OS Northings: 187054

OS Grid: ST598870

Mapcode National: GBR JR.CMKS

Mapcode Global: VH882.7J2F

Entry Name: Olveston Court

Listing Date: 21 October 1952

Last Amended: 5 December 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128927

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35281

Location: Olveston, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Olveston

Built-Up Area: Olveston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Olveston

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 58 NE OLVESTON Olveston Court (formerly listed
as Olveston Court Farmhouse)


Gatehouse, attached farmhouse, now house and ruins of former Olveston Court
fortified manor house attached to west. Late C15 gatehouse, farmhouse refronted
early C19 with later alterations. Rubble, farmhouse rendered to north, stone
dressings, pantiled roof to gatehouse, double Roman and pantiled roof to
farmhouse with gabled stacks, both with raised coped verges and kneelers.
L-plan farmhouse. Gatehouse has north elevation of 2 tall storeys, central
entrance with heavey chamfered and stopped timber lintel, lancet to right with
iron lattice, smaller lancet above lighting stair, central 2-light window with
pointed arched heads, chamfered surround and drip mould; south elevation has
central entry with depressed 4-centred arched head, surround of 3 hollow
chamfered orders, drip mould and relieving arch, blocked door to right with
segmental headed moulded surround and drip mould, remains of projecting corbel
above, 1st floor left has lancet and drip mould. Interior: 2 doors to west,
both with 4-centred arched head and chamfered surround, window with timber
lintel at upper level to east; west block has stone newel to 1st floor central
room with chamfered and stopped beams, garderobe to west with original wooden
seat. Farmhouse has west elevation of 2 storeys with lower wing to left, 1:4
windows, all 16-panel sashes in main block except 1st floor right, small chamfered
opening with iron lattice and C20 door to right; wing to left has 6-pane window
to ground and 1st floor, blocked opening with 4-centred arch to left ground and
blocked opening with pointed segmental head, chamfered surround and relieving
arch. North elevation (attached to gate house) has C20 porch with hipped roof
and C20 window at 1st floor; east elevation has C20 windows and one small
opening with iron lattice to 1st floor left. Interior: not accessible.

Listing NGR: ST5986487054

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

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