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Old Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Aust, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5916 / 51°35'29"N

Longitude: -2.5747 / 2°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 360285

OS Northings: 188241

OS Grid: ST602882

Mapcode National: GBR JR.BWM1

Mapcode Global: VH882.B876

Entry Name: Old Manor

Listing Date: 21 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35197

Location: Aust, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Aust

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Elberton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


8/95 Old Manor

House. C17 with later alterations and additions. Rubble, brick, rendered
south side, stone dressings, slate roof with brick gable stacks. U-plan.
West front of 3 storeys and 3 windows, ground floor has two 16-pane sashes with
gauged brick flat heads in brick surrounds, French window to right with timber
lintel and brick surround, 1st floor has three2-light casements of 4 panes each
light with timber lintel and brick apron,, 2nd floor has 3 windows in gables, as
on 1st floor but with drip mould, 3 steep gables have ball,finials to left and
centre, each has oval bull's eye in moulded stone surround with brackets to tops
and sides, and hood mould, centre one blocked, central cupola with ball finial,
slate hung and roofed has 2 windows to front, blocked to right. South side has
4 windows and 2 gables, ground floor has 3 large C19 windows of 3 panes in plain
reveals, 1st floor has 4 C19 smaller sashes of 8 panes in same reveal, 2nd floor
has 2 sashes in same reveal with hood mould, blocked bull's eye in each gable,
central stack. Wing of it storeys and 2 windows to right has 2 gables with
ball finials, 3 C19 French windows and C20 door in 2nd bayfrom left, 2 windows
in gables, C19 casement to left, no window to right at time of visit (June 1984).
North side of main front has 2 windows, cross windows at ground and 1st floor
with moulded mullion, transom and frame,two2-light windowsat 2nd floor, ovolo
mullion and surround to left, chamfered mullion and surround to right, both with
drip mould. Rear of main front has 16-pane sash with gauged brick flat head
and surround at ground floor, 1st floor has cross window with timber lintel to
left and blocked window to right, 2nd floor has cross window with drip mould to
right gable and small window above in plain frame and drip mould, left gable
partially obscured by rear wing, has similar small window in gable, both gables
with ball finials. North inner front has irregular windows lighting stair, all
cross windows in moulded frame and drip mould except 2-light window to cellar,two
2-light windows at upper level in same setting, cross window above door has
no drip mould, small blocked window in gable with drip mould, ball finial to
gable, door to left has heavy moulded frame with fleur-de-lys stops, 12-panelled
door with strap hinges to rear and hipped roof porch. North side of it storey
wing has 2 x 1 windows, 4 sashes in exposed boxes to north with metal stanchions
to ground floor windows, inner west side has 3-light window with ovolo mullions
and timber lintel. Lower single storey wing extending to, east boundary wall
has 12-panelled door in heavy moulded frame as at main north entry.
Interior: staircase has closed string with chequered chip carving, crown and
spike finials and fruit pendants, flat balusters, used as model for stair at
Priestpool (q.v.) panelled doors, one with eared and moulded architrave with
small pediment as part of architrave, panelled cheeks and soffits to doors,
C19 stone fireplace with 4-centred arch, masks in spandrels and clustered jamb
shafts, C18 side cupboard with shaped shelves, internal shutters, moulded and
stopped beams, some boxed in. Joseph Sturge, The Quaker, was born at Old
Manor in 1793. (Sources: Batchelor, K.B. : The Flowing Tide 1980. Hall,
Linda : unpublished survey, NMR).

Listing NGR: ST6028588241

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