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Blanchard's Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chipping Sodbury, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5341 / 51°32'2"N

Longitude: -2.3796 / 2°22'46"W

OS Eastings: 373767

OS Northings: 181752

OS Grid: ST737817

Mapcode National: GBR 0NJ.R6J

Mapcode Global: VH95T.PPWV

Entry Name: Blanchard's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34047

Location: Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, BS37

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Sodbury

Built-Up Area: Chipping Sodbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Old Sodbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

1/1 (north side)

Blanchard's Farmhouse


C15 origins, altered in C17, C18 and C19 and recently restored. Important interior.

Entrance elevation. Rubble. Modern tiled roof. Two storeys. Two windows, glazing
bar sashes (one 16 pane) in plain stone surrounds. Short projecting south wing with
modern casements. One storey projecting porch in re-entrant angle.

Rear elevation. Rendered. Projecting modern north wing to east (left). Main block,
to right: 2 storeys; 3 windows, one glazing bar sash, one 4-light oak mullion
casement, one modern casement; central plank door.

Interior: Formerly cross passage with a room to either side. To left (east) of rear
door; an C18 room with panelled doors, dado and cupboard to either side of modern
fireplace, cornices.

To right (west) of rear door: turned baluster ventilation panel at top of internal
wall; large low wooden lintel, stop chamfered beams.

Easternmost room has winder stair up to attic with panelled door at bottom and
adjoining cupboard. Considerable remains of mediaeval roof: 2 collar trusses,
supported on wooden blocks in the walls (corbels?), with cusped arch braces. Five
bays with windbracing, although roof space is now subdivided.

Listing NGR: ST7376781752

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

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