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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.


List entry Number: 1128949



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


District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Olveston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 35332

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ST 68 NW OLVESTON WASHINGPOOL HILL ROAD (north side) 8/227 Sheepcombe Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse, now house. Mid C17, late C17 additions to rear with C18 and C19 alterations. Rubble, rendered, treble Roman tiled roof, gable stacks with brick diagonal chimneys, double Roman tiled rear wing. U-plan, symmetrical front. 2½ storeys, 7 windows, all sashes in plain reveals, central 4-panelled door with lower section unpanelled, 3 gables, each with 9-pane fixed light, single storey C20 wing to right. West elevation of 2½ storeys and 3 windows (including rear wing), 2 blocked at ground floor, two 6-light casements to 1st floor left, one window blocked in brick to 1st floor right, central gable has 2-light casement with timber lintel, stack to left with diagonal chimneys; east elevation has blank gable end and rear wing containing former dairy and wash- house of 2 storeys and 6 windows, canted bay through 2 storeys to left, varied windows, 2 passage entries, with flat head to left and round-headed to right. Rear has varied windows, including one 8-light casement to 1st floor of east wing, with loop catch and leaded lights, square moulded mullions outside, ovolo- moulded inside; blocked opening to ground floor left, and door, both with timber lintel. Interior: not accessible. Comprehensive restoration in progress at time of survey, (July 1984) (Sources: Hall, Linda : Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720. 1983).

Listing NGR: ST6169786813

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 61697 86813


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