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THE GRANGE, GATES AND GATE PIERS AT THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF THE GRANGE

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: THE GRANGE, GATES AND GATE PIERS AT THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF THE GRANGE

List entry Number: 1116812

Location

THE GRANGE, GATES AND GATE PIERS AT THE SOUTH EAST CORNER OF THE GRANGE, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bitton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-May-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 28557

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5118 BITTON CHURCH ROAD (east side) The Grange, gates and gate piers at the south-east corner of ST 6869 15/3 11.5.53 The Grange II* GV 2. Of C12 origins, converted in later middle ages to hall house and thoroughly remodelled and rebuilt in C17 and C18. John Wood, the Bath architect lodged here. Ground plan suggests a converted hall house, one wing completely rebuilt in C18 limestone rubble with slate roofs. Three ashlar chimneys with moulded capping. Consists of 3 storey, 3 bay centre block, gabled projecting 2 window wing to right, mid-C18 2 storey 2 bay ashlar-built wing slightly set back to left with hipped slate roof. Cornice and parapet to left hand wing. Off-set buttress to left of entrance. Central block has glazing bar sash windows, brick reveals to first floor, bolection architraves, moulded cills, cornices and relieving arches to ground floor. Small single light and C17 or early C18 to left on ground floor. Doorway inserted to right with above a plaster panel depicting a bird (the crest of the Seymours who held the Grange from the Reformation till 1770). Sashes in bolection architraves to right hand wing, moulded coping to gable, relieving arches over windows, blind square panel in gable with bolection architrave and cornice. Central square headed door opening with pediment replacing a window. Sashes in plain architraves to left hand wing, cambered head door opening with keystone to right with bracketted open pediment and date T N 1761 on one of the jambs. Return to east has stepped chimney, wall has been lined to left with extra masonry skin. Gate piers and gates linking south-east corner with boundary of the Dower House. Interior: The ground floor room to east is panelled (formerly 2 rooms) and dates from mid C18 (when John Wood II was lessee). Three doorways in west internal wall, one of them with Tudor arch head said to represent screens exits. The staircase which is in the former stair-turret appears to be a pashche.

Listing NGR: ST6818769312

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National Grid Reference: ST 68187 69312

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