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Hinton House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hinton Charterhouse, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3241 / 51°19'26"N

Longitude: -2.324 / 2°19'26"W

OS Eastings: 377516

OS Northings: 158380

OS Grid: ST775583

Mapcode National: GBR 0R4.TH1

Mapcode Global: VH96T.NZQB

Entry Name: Hinton House

Listing Date: 1 February 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136140

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32520

Location: Hinton Charterhouse, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Hinton Charterhouse

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


11/118 Hinton House
G.V. II*

Country house, now with 3 service flats. Circa 1700, altered later in C18; altered
and enlarged in 1947-50s by Manners and Gill of Bath. Ashlar with hipped slate
roof behind a balustraded parapet with pedestals; urns on the end pedestals; moul-
ded eaves cornice and ashlar stacks. 2 storeys, on a moulded plinth and attics.
2:3:2 bays with French quoins at the ends. The centre 3 bays are slightly advan-
ced and surmounted by a pediment which has a central oval plaque. Glazing bar
sash windows in moulded architraves under arabesque decorated friezes, and pedi-
ments on the ground floor (alternate ones are open); moulded cills on brackets.
Central panelled door; Ionic porch with open pediment and central cartouche -
moved from the east elevation in the 1850s. 2 windows with 18-pane, thick glazing
bar sash windows and in bolection moulded surrounds on west elevation. Set back
2 storey, 2 bay wing at left with a conservatory extending from it: the conserva-
tory has a 6-bay arcade of Tuscan columns, glazed doors under fanlights, moulded
and coped parapet. The east side of the house was the original front: 2:6:2 bays,
the outer parts being c.1700 and having blocked glazing bar sash windows in bolec-
tion moulded surrounds. The 6-bay centre of the 1850s has French quoins and glaz-
ing bar sash windows in moulded architraves and under decorative friezes and pedi-
ments. 4-bay service wing to north. Interior: Mostly mid-C19 but some late C18
plasterwork survives. Large open staircase with decorative cast-iron balustrade
and square lantern. The house is thought to occupy the site of a monastic grange
and to have been first constructed in 1701.

Listing NGR: ST7751658380

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