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NAILSEA 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: NAILSEA HOUSE

List entry Number: 1129164

Location

NAILSEA HOUSE, KING'S HILL

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Nailsea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Apr-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33865

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

The following building shall be added to the list NAILSEA KING'S HILL ST 47 SE 4/193 Nailsea House - II House. Circa late C16 or early C17, remodelled and extended in early C18 (datestone 1708). Stuccoed and painted stone rubble. Pantile roofs with hipped and gabled ends with stone coping. Brick axial and gable end stacks. Plan: L-shaped plan. What remains of the late C16 or early C17 house was relegated to a rear (west) service wing when in the early C18 a new L-shaped block was added to the east end (now front) containing the principal front room with entrance hall to right, leading to stairwell behind the front room. In the C20 an extension was built in the rear left hand angle. Exterior: 2 storeys. 3-bay early C18 east block with moulded stone parapet cornice which breaks forward over corner pilasters. 12-pane sashes on first floor and 2 tall round-headed sashes on ground floor with radiating glazing bars, small imposts and keyblocks. Doorway on right with early C19 panelled and glazed door, now enclosed in late C19 conservatory built against a garden wall adjoining right (north east) corner of house. North elevation has C19 2-storey bay to left of centre with 4-centred arch lights on ground floor with diamond panes; similar window on right in wide gabled projection on side of rear wing. The south side of rear wing has 12-pane sashes and C20 extension in angle with front range to right, with reset datestone in gable inscribed V over RS 1708 and with cornice above. Exterior: Principal front room has good early C18 fielded panelling with moulded cornice, dado, window shutters and round arched china cupboard with gadrooned canopy with shell, keyblock and shaped shelves; the chimneypiece is C20 replacement. Entrance hall has early C19 moulded plaster cornice and early C19 staircase with stick balusters, moulded newels and mahogany handrail. Bolection moulded 2-panel door to WC off hall. Some C18 2-panel doors on first floor. Rear wing ground floor room has large rebuilt fireplace, deeply chamfered cross-beam with hollow step stops and early C19 dresser on end wall. Circa early C18 roof over rear wing has 2 trusses with collars halved and lapped and tenoned purlins.

Listing NGR: ST4616170597

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National Grid Reference: ST 46161 70597

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