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The Old Manor House and Attached Rear Courtyard Wall

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

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Latitude: 51.4176 / 51°25'3"N

Longitude: -2.5005 / 2°30'1"W

OS Eastings: 365292

OS Northings: 168851

OS Grid: ST652688

Mapcode National: GBR CYZ.6N

Mapcode Global: VH88W.LMYM

Plus Code: 9C3VCF9X+2R

Entry Name: The Old Manor House and Attached Rear Courtyard Wall

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Last Amended: 17 July 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485036

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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739-1/4/27 (South West side)
19/06/75 The Old Manor House and attached
rear courtyard wall
(Formerly Listed as:
Old Manor House)


House, now hotel. Reputedly dating from 1617; mid C19
restoration. Squared and coursed rubble with ashlar dressings
and copings, gabled pantile roof with end and mid-ridge stone
STYLE: Tudor Gothic.
PLAN: cross-passage, double-depth plan with rear service wings
parallel to road with further range at right-angles to north.
EXTERIOR: 2-storeys and attic; 6-window range. Roadside facade
completely remodelled in the mid C19: three 4-light and one
3-light chamfered-mullion windows with dripstones to ground
floor; four 3-light mullion windows to first floor; 2 gabled
half-dormers with 2-light mullion window. Central gabled porch
with Tudor-arched outer entrance and inner, original
Tudor-arched doorway with plank door. Square turret rising
through roof to north-east corner with slit windows and spired
tile cap; stacks with paired shafts and row of three to north;
ridge tile cresting. Gable end of north range to road has
blocked mullioned window. Rear courtyard with 3 gabled wings
extending from main range to left; early C19 outshut with
gable to left at south-west corner. Gable ends have coped
parapets, that to north with tall ashlar stack. Mostly early
C19 plate-glass sash fenestration in flush ashlar surrounds,
though south-west outshut has plate-glass sashes with margin
glazing under cambered heads.
INTERIOR: cross-passage has small late C18 wooden elliptical
arches to ceiling, 2-light chamfered-mullion on south wall and
early C19 stained glass window to rear wall. Large inglenook
fireplace in ground-floor right-hand room.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: rear courtyard has retaining wall to
which are attached ancillary buildings; 2m high of squared,
random coursed limestone, minor brick infill and some cambered
ashlar coping stones and cement coping.

Listing NGR: ST6529268851

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