URCHINWOOD MANOR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1129209
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1981
Statutory Address:
URCHINWOOD MANOR, URCHINWOOD LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
URCHINWOOD MANOR, URCHINWOOD LANE

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

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Congresbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 44735 63556

Details

ST 46 SW CONGRESBURY C.P. URCHINWOOD LANE (west side)

4/112 Urchinwood Manor 9.2.81 G.V. II*

Manor house. Dated 1620 (on porch) with mid C17 addition and C20 restoration. Colourwashed roughcast with stone openings, copings and double Roman tile roof to main range, pantiles to rear wings. U-shaped plan formed by 1620 L-shaped house with mid C17 south-west rear addition. Principal east front of 2 storeys, 4 bays with 3-light ovolo-moulded mullions with double ribbed faces and small leaded panes. 2nd window on ground floor to left-hand is a C20 insertion. Central gabled porch with moulded Tudor-arched entrance and similar inner doorway with 2-leaf plank door. 4 end rendered stacks. South facade has cross-mullion fenestration. Later 2-storey addition to left-hand of rear courtyard. Interior. Ground floor left-hand room has C17 imported panelling and plasterwork frieze of vine sprays and animal and figure panels; deeply chamfered beams. Ground floor right-hand room has further C17 panelling and a Tudor-arched fireplace. Inglenook fireplace in ground floor north-east room. The manor was built by the Young family. (R. Cooke, West Country Houses, 1957).

Listing NGR: ST4473563556

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
33979
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cooke, R, West Country Houses, (1957)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 18 Jul 2000
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