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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: 1129236



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


District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sodbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34047

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ST 78 SW SODBURY BADMINTON ROAD 1/1 (north side)

Blanchard's Farmhouse


C15 origins, altered in C17, C18 and C19 and recently restored. Important interior.

Entrance elevation. Rubble. Modern tiled roof. Two storeys. Two windows, glazing bar sashes (one 16 pane) in plain stone surrounds. Short projecting south wing with modern casements. One storey projecting porch in re-entrant angle.

Rear elevation. Rendered. Projecting modern north wing to east (left). Main block, to right: 2 storeys; 3 windows, one glazing bar sash, one 4-light oak mullion casement, one modern casement; central plank door.

Interior: Formerly cross passage with a room to either side. To left (east) of rear door; an C18 room with panelled doors, dado and cupboard to either side of modern fireplace, cornices.

To right (west) of rear door: turned baluster ventilation panel at top of internal wall; large low wooden lintel, stop chamfered beams.

Easternmost room has winder stair up to attic with panelled door at bottom and adjoining cupboard. Considerable remains of mediaeval roof: 2 collar trusses, supported on wooden blocks in the walls (corbels?), with cusped arch braces. Five bays with windbracing, although roof space is now subdivided.

Listing NGR: ST7376781752

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National Grid Reference: ST7376781752


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