FRITH FARMHOUSE,AND BAKEHOUSE AT SOUTH EAST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1128768

Date first listed: 17-Sep-1952

Statutory Address: FRITH FARMHOUSE,AND BAKEHOUSE AT SOUTH EAST, FRITH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: FRITH FARMHOUSE,AND BAKEHOUSE AT SOUTH EAST, FRITH LANE

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wickwar

National Grid Reference: ST 71782 87361

Summary

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History

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Details

ST 78 NW YATE FRITH LANE (north side)

4/239 Frith Farmhouse, and Bakehouse 17.9.52 at south east - II*

Farmhouse. Late C17, possibly incorporating an earlier building. Rubble; plain tiled roof; rubble stacks. L-plan, with entry direct into the central hall. 2 storeys, cellar and attics in stone gables. 2:3 (in projecting, canted 2 storey and attic porch with hipped roof): 2 bays; C19 marginal glazing bar sash windows and C20 casement windows, which resemble sashes; most under cornice. Cross windows to west gable. Central C20 door. Single storey rubble bakehouse projects at right (south east). Interior: hall, parlour and dairy fireplaces are constructed of neatly coursed rubble and are segmental on plan; stop chamfered beams; doors and hall have bolection moulded surrounds, passage and dairy doors have ovolo moulded surrounds; very fine dog-leg staircase with panelled newel posts, twisted balusters, carved pendants and finials; first floor, C17 panelling from the hall forms a passage, chamfered door frames; attic, reused members and extended collar beam trusses; decorative panel of rose and 4 fleur-de-lys within a lozenge on stack. A very good, although somewhat altered, example of a high class gabled vernacular/gentry house, built for a surgeon who never occupied the property. (Hall, L, Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire, 1983).

Listing NGR: ST7178287361

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 34873

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Sources

Books and journals
Hall, L, 'City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Monograph Number 6' in The Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720, (1983)

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