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FRESHFORD MANOR

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FRESHFORD MANOR

List entry Number: 1115308

Location

FRESHFORD MANOR, THE HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Freshford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1956

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32295

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 7860-7960 FRESHFORD C.P. THE HILL (North-east side) 10/22 1.2.56 Freshford Manor G.V. II*

Manor house. Early C18th; altered and extended late C18th/early C19th and early C20th. Ashlar; Cotswold stone slate roof (hipped to south-west); parapet and moulded cornice. Entrance (south-west) elevation. 2 storeys and attics in pedimented dormers. Panelled end pilaster to right. String course. 5 bays. 18 pane glazing bar sash windows in bolection moulded surrounds which sweep up to coved cornice; 2 windows to right are blocked; panelled aprons. Central 6 panelled door; projecting porch with Tuscan columns and plain entablature. To left, early C19th extension with 2 storey canted bay projects. Garden (south-east) elevation. Early C19th. Central block of 3 storeys with 2 storey wings terminating in bow windows. 3:1:2:1:3 bays. Glazing bar sash windows; French windows to centre 4 ground floor windows. Plat band and cill band to bow windows. To right is a large attached mid-C19th conservatory. North-west elevation shows further evidence of early C18th facade, mostly by later additions, including central single storey section with embattled parapet. Interior: Some fine plasterwork and ceilings, mostly late C19th/early C20th. Open-well staircase with square balusters, also early C20th. The early C18th part of the house is very similar to General Wolfe's house and St. John's Place (the latter by Killigrew) in Bath.

Listing NGR: ST7901160184

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National Grid Reference: ST 79011 60184

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