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Latitude: 51.4175 / 51°25'2"N
Longitude: -2.5 / 2°30'0"W
OS Eastings: 365324
OS Northings: 168837
OS Grid: ST653688
Mapcode National: GBR CYZ.9Q
Mapcode Global: VH88W.MM6Q
Entry Name: Milward House
Listing Date: 27 February 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384600
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485035
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
ST6568 BRISTOL ROAD
739-1/4/26 (South West side)
27/02/50 Milward House
Attached house, former Friends' Meeting House, now council
offices. Mid C18 with late C18 addition and minor C19
alterations. Ashlar to main range, render to north-east wing
with pantile roof, 1 mid-ridge brick stack and north-east end
stone gable stack base.
STYLE: Mid Georgian.
PLAN: double-depth plan with central staircase hall and rear
stairs to main range.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey; 4-window mid C18 range with 2-storey;
2-window range to later north-east wing. Main range with
plinth, ground-floor sill band, chamfered quoins, cornice and
blind parapet; end-gabled roof with hipped and half-hipped
sections to rear. All elements of the main facade are carried
through to slightly projecting north-east wing. All windows to
main range are 16-pane sashes in plain reveals with sills to
first-floor, except window above doorway which is a 12-pane
sash; windows to wing are 12-pane sashes with dressed stone
architraves. Unusual C19 window (possibly former doorway) to
ground-floor at junction of the two ranges: triangular on plan
with fixed lights and weathered ashlar head. Rear elevation of
five elements with hipped and half-hipped roofs extending from
gabled range to road; 2-storey; 5-window range. Wing
projecting to right, then 4-window range to left with
projecting outer bays, recessed centre with 2-storey ashlar
canted bay to right. Mostly late C20 casement fenestration but
the original mid C18 staircase sash window survives with
intersecting Y-tracery to head; bay has mid C19 8-pane sashes;
early C19 16-pane sash to first-floor left outer bay and late
C18 12-pane sash to first floor of recessed section.
INTERIOR: early C19 decorative scheme. Central entrance hall
with palmette decoration to frieze and doorcase; elliptical
archway with similar decoration to staircase hall. Open well
stair with wreathed handrail, columnar newel, plain stick
balusters, bracketed open string, wall string and dado;
bracketed cornice to stair hall. Ground-floor front right-hand
room has water-leaf and palmette cornice, similar traces of
cornice to ground-floor front left-hand room.
Listing NGR: ST6532468837
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