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The Old Parsonage

A Grade II* Listed Building in Farrington Gurney, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2981 / 51°17'53"N

Longitude: -2.5328 / 2°31'58"W

OS Eastings: 362945

OS Northings: 155581

OS Grid: ST629555

Mapcode National: GBR JT.YFL1

Mapcode Global: VH89G.1MVP

Entry Name: The Old Parsonage

Listing Date: 21 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136471

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32799

Location: Farrington Gurney, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Farrington Gurney

Built-Up Area: Farrington Gurney

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/59 The Old Parsonage

Restaurant, former house. Late C17. Dressed and squared sandstone to entrance
front, coursed rubble to rear, render to side walls. Freestone dressings, quoins
and copings, plain and double Roman tile roofs. Entrance front of 2 storeys,
7 bays with 2 bays at each end advanced making a U shaped facade. Ground floor
windows are cross mullions with pediments, upper are similar without pediments but
openings in advanced wings have lost their mullions and transoms which have been
replaced by 6 pane sashes. 2 blind upper windows with painted glazing bars to
side walls of wings. Central doorway with bolection architrave and semi circular
hood on ornately carved brackets. 8 raised and fielded panel door with 2
inserted lights. Rusticated quoins, dressed stone frieze with incised scroll
decoration beneath deeply coved cornice. Balustraded parapet to central 3 bays.
Rear front has similar cross mullions and central pedimented doorcase with carved
brackets and a 4 raised and fielded panel door with 2 rectangular fanlights.
Half-hipped roofs to advanced wings, end ball finials, one original stone stack to
right hand wing, remaining 3 stacks renewed. Interior. Round-arched entrances
with fluted pilasters in entrance lobby giving on to cross passage and spine
corridor. Further arched entrances to principal rooms. Complete contemporary
panelled room to ground floor left hand room. Open well staircase with fluted
newel post, barley sugar balusters alternating with square, ramped handrail and
panelled dado.

Listing NGR: ST6294555581

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

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