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Avon House

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

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Latitude: 51.4172 / 51°25'1"N

Longitude: -2.4925 / 2°29'32"W

OS Eastings: 365848

OS Northings: 168800

OS Grid: ST658688

Mapcode National: GBR JV.PZPP

Mapcode Global: VH88W.RM5Y

Plus Code: 9C3VCG85+V2

Entry Name: Avon House

Listing Date: 23 December 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485013

Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Keynsham

Built-Up Area: Keynsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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739-1/4/4 (East side)
23/12/74 Avon House


House, now offices. Late C18 with early C19 additions,
restored 1985. Squared and coursed rubble to basement, render
with ashlar dressings, ashlar east bay, hipped slate roof with
mid-roof ashlar stacks; wrought-iron gate.
PLAN: C18 range facing road with major L-shaped extension to
rear and east.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey and basement; 5-window ranges. North facade
to road has irregular fenestration: two 2-storey, 3-light
canted bays with plate-glass sashes, that to centre with wood
frames, that to east in plain ashlar reveals with sills. One
single-light plate-glass sash to first-floor between bays and
plate-glass sashes to each floor under segmental heads to
east, outer bay set back with ground-floor sash. Tall, narrow,
arched basement doorway with wrought-iron gate between bays
and segmental-headed openings to north outer bay at basement
level with plank door and to east of east bay. Steps up to
doorway with ashlar surround and segmental head in east
return. Roof above C18 range has cupola on square rendered
base with wooden Doric corner columns and coved top with
weathervane. Eastern, set-back range has garage openings to
basement floor and segmental-headed windows with plate-glass
sashes to floor above.
INTERIOR: nothing survives inside either of the original room
layout or of any architectural features of note.
Although extensively altered from its C18 state, the building
forms a group with the industrial complex of the Old Brass
Mill (qv) and Brass Mill Cottages (qv) across the road to the

Listing NGR: ST6584868800

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