Claverham House

23 Sep 2000
Claverham House, Streamcross, Yatton, North Somerset, Somerset, BS49 4QD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

YATTON C.P. STREAMCROSS (south side) Claverham ST 46 NW 5/190 Claverham House - II

House. Dated 1744 with mid C19 alterations. Rubble with limestone dressings, C19 work in limestone ashlar, hipped mansard pantiled roof with crestings and 2 stacks to each side. 2 storeys and 5 bays, first floor has sashes in exposed boxes with splayed stone heads and keystones, ground floor has square C19 bay right and left with 2 plate-glass sashes to front, panelled frieze and cornice, central C19 porch has pilasters on pedestals, panelled double doors in round- headed opening with moulded surround, keystone and fanlight with radial glazing bars, parapet and cornice; 3 gabled C19 dormers each with 2-light casement and finial; rubble parapet with cornice ramped up to sides to ball finial on stem, rusticated quoin strips, plinth. Attached to left and set forward, 1 1/2 storey C19 addition with square bay to front with 4 narrow plate-glass sashes with shouldered heads, one similar sash to each side of bay, panelled parapet and cornice, small 2-light casement above with chamfered stone mullion and hood mould, rusticated quoin strips, moulded string carried around bay, stepped gable over all with ball finial to top and sides, plinth. Right return has parapet and cornice returned, carried across between 2 ashlar stacks; two 2-light attic casements with large ovolo-moulded mullions, lead rainwater head dated SC 1744.

Left return has external stack to side of C19 addition with similar sash; gable end of main house has 2 tall attic lights, one ovolo mullion and one chamfered, both plate-glass, lead rainwater head with patterned front. Rear has 3 bays to left, (2-storey rear wing attached to right, now in separate occupation and not included in list); 2 bays to left have ground and first floor sashes with thicker glazing bars in deep stepped reveals with splayed stone head and keystones at ground floor, 2 cellar openings with relieving arches, 2-light casement with large ovolo mullion and iron stanchions to left, door to right and small 3-pane C20 light; 3rd bay has large round-headed sash in raised stone surround with keystone, Gothic tracery glazing bars; single storey flat-roofed C20 porch to right with panelled door and 5-light window to rear; one 2-light gabled dormer and rooflight. Interior: not inspected, said to contain good staircase and several C19 fireplaces.

Listing NGR: ST4434566186


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0687 IOE Records taken by Derek Evans; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Evans. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Evans, Derek

Rights Holder: Evans, Derek


Ashlar, Limestone, Pantile, Rubble, Georgian House, Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Rainwater Head, Water Supply And Drainage