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Warleigh Manor School

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

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Latitude: 51.382 / 51°22'55"N

Longitude: -2.3011 / 2°18'4"W

OS Eastings: 379138

OS Northings: 164818

OS Grid: ST791648

Mapcode National: GBR 0QL.71N

Mapcode Global: VH96N.2JBD

Entry Name: Warleigh Manor School

Listing Date: 1 February 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32274

Location: Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA1

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Bathford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


Warleigh Manor School

G.V. II*

Country House, now a special school. 1814-1815 (dated 1815 over main entrance)
by John Webb of Staffordshire for Henry Skrine; altered and extended 1907.
Ashlar, hipped slate roof concealed behind embattled parapet, cornice.
Picturesque Tudor Gothic, asymmetrical and irregular on plan and in elevation.
2 storeys, but with towers and turrets, octagonal corner turrets; 3 storey
tower with battlements and blank machicolations to left. Single and multi-light
casement windows; some with square heads, cusped and plain 4-centred arch heads;
some with mullions and transoms; drip moulds. Groups of tall stacks set
diagonally. Embattled, gabled porch to right, with 4-centred arch opening.
Large service wing behind. Interior: Main hall has traceried lights. Some
good Gothic details; panelled doors; marble fireplaces; plaster vaulted
ceiling to hall and staircase; moulded cornices; cantilever staircase with cast
iron Gothic balustrade. An early example of C19th Tudor Gothic revival.
N. Pevsner, Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958.

Listing NGR: ST7913864818

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