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THE MANOR HOUSE

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 MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1128866

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, GAUNT'S EARTHCOTT LANE

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Almondsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Dec-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35122

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 68 SW ALMONDSBURY GAUNT'S EARTHCOTT LANE (south side) Gaunt's Earthcott 12/28 21.10.52 The Manor House (formerly listed G.V. as Manor Farmhouse)

II*

Farmhouse, now restaurant and house. C16 core, dated also 1603 on front gable, south block dated TS/1680, with later alterations and additions. Coursed rubble with stone dressings, double Roman tiled roof with pantiles to rear, ball finials to gables except 2 east gables to front. L-plan with additions. 2 storeys and attic, 3 irregular gables to front, 3 windows, 2 ground and two 1st floor, C19 12-pane sashes in exposed boxes with drip moulds to left gable, all others 2 and 3-light casements under timber lintels, attic window to left gable with drip mould, right gable has plank door with strap hinges in plain wooden frame, large external stack above, 2-storey porch between 2 gables to left has 3-light casement with cornice at ist floor, opening with timber lintel and small square window at ground level, 2-panelled door in heavy frame, scroll and ovolo moulding and strap hinges; east side has 4-light casement at ground floor, 3-light at 1st and 2-light in attic, all with timber lintel, buttress to left and garderobe tower to right, west side has 2 gables, right has oval bull's eye in plain surround at ground floor, sundial at upper level and gable stack, left gable has 2 ground floor andtwoist floor C19 12-pane sashes with timber lintel, drip mould and bearing arch to all except 1st floor right, which is 3-light casement with drip mould. Rear has 2 gables, both with gable stacks, random one and 2-light casements, C20 door to centre, single storey additions to left and centre, both with double Roman tiled pitched roofs. Interior: Through passage, stair turret at rear with dog-leg stair with ovolo-moulded newel post, string and handrail, moulded and stopped beams and door-frames. (Sources: Hall, Linda : Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720. 1983).

Listing NGR: ST6351284200

Selected 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)

National Grid Reference: ST 63512 84200

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