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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: 1129375



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


District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hawkesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Nov-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34383

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 5 July 2017.

ST 78 NE 4/169

HAWKESBURY PETTY FRANCE (east side) Bodkin House

(formerly listed as Sir Derek Gunston's Cottages formerly Old Beaufort Arms Inn)


GV House, now a house and restaurant. Early C18, possibly a remodelling of a C17 house, altered early-mid C19. Rendered,on ashlar plinth; reproduction stone slate roof; ashlar stacks with cornice. Two storeys, cellars and attics in three gabled dormers. Five windows and door on ground floor, including one in lower wing to right; eight windows on first floor. Eighteen-pane, thick glazing bar sash windows in exposed boxes; Two early-mid C19 bay windows on ground floor; ashlar plinth and blocking course. Projecting Tuscan column porch with plain entablature, cornice and blocking course; panelled door. Extensive rear wings.

Interior; stop chamfered beam and large ashlar fireplace in rear wing; shell headed cupboard in ground floor left room. Jane Austen reputedly visited the inn, then the Old Beaufort Arms Inn in around 1794. She mentioned the house in ‘Northanger Abbey’. Listing NGR: ST7873485415

This listing was enhanced in 2017 to mark the bicentenary of Jane Austen's death.

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National Grid Reference: ST7873485415


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