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Henbury Manor and Attached Wall and Outbuilding to East

A Grade II Listed Building in Bristol, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.5072 / 51°30'25"N

Longitude: -2.6304 / 2°37'49"W

OS Eastings: 356347

OS Northings: 178879

OS Grid: ST563788

Mapcode National: GBR JP.J72N

Mapcode Global: VH88F.CC9Z

Plus Code: 9C3VG949+VV

Entry Name: Henbury Manor and Attached Wall and Outbuilding to East

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380290

Location: Bristol, BS10

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Henbury and Brentry

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Henbury

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5678NW RECTORY GARDENS, Henbury
901-1/17/1396 (North side)
08/01/59 Henbury Manor and attached wall and
outbuilding to east
(Formerly Listed as:
RECTORY GARDENS
(North side)
Henbury Manor House)

GV II

House, now school. c1688. Extended and refenestrated mid C19.
For John Sampson. Random rubble with limestone dressings and
C19 coursed rubble extensions, diagonally-set ridge stacks and
a slate roof.
Double-depth plan with rear extension. 3 storeys; 5-window
range. Jacobean style. Steep gables with moulded copings have
ball finials and panels with oval lights, 3 gables to the
front and 2 to the sides, with string courses to each floor.
C19 cross windows with label moulds and metal casements below
Lias relieving arches and infill.
Matching mid C19 additions in squared, coursed rubble: a
2-storey front extension with a shallow full-height projection
to the centre with a strapwork open parapet and rampant
dragons holding flags, a Tudor-arched door with label mould to
shield stops and foliate spandrels, and paired ground-floor
cross window to the left; a 2-storey gabled porch to the left
return with a bay with tripartite windows, and to the rear a
2-storey extension with 4 cross gables, and original lead
rainwater hoppers.
To the E of the extension a tall C17 wall attached to gate
piers (qv) has C19 Tudor-arched doorway and vaulted stores.
INTERIOR: a fine open-well stair with barleysugar balusters,
moulded banister and panelled newels with openwork pendants;
panelled wainscotting and dado, panelled doors and shutters,
and eared architraves.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: linked block to NE has a tall rubble wall
with limestone Tudor-arched doorway, and steps up to Lias
Tudor-arched doorway and ribbed door.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Originally called Henbury Awdelett. Shown in
a Kip illustration of 1712, gabled as now with a 2-storey
parapeted porch on the front, similar fenestration, a flat
parapeted roof above the stair well for observation, a doorway
in the right return with a segmental pediment, and stables and
yard at the rear including the steps mentioned above. Extended
by Edward Sampson using stone from the nearby Great House,
demolished in 1821.
(Hallen and Henbury Women's Institute: A Guide to Henbury:
Bristol: 1970-: 21).


Listing NGR: ST5634778879

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