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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: 1136069



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: 17-Sep-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34166

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ST 78 SE SODBURY LYEGROVE 2/117 17.9.52 Lyegrove House GV II*

Early C17; east wing late C18, altered in late C19, and restored in 1927 by G H Kitchin for the Earl of Westmorland.

Rendered. Cotswold stone tiled roof. Two storeys and attics in 4 curvilinear gables (probably late C19). Four windows, glazing bar sashes under string courses/dripmoulds on ground and first floor. Projecting central porch with Tuscan columns on pedestals, entablature and balustraded parapet; dated 1927 over door. Shields in gables carry Westmorland arms (1927).

Late C18 2-storey east wing with balustraded parapet (1927). Five windows with glazing bar sashes (3 are double height lighting the drawing room). Projecting bay/porch, balustraded parapet. To the rear of adjoining the east wing is a range of offices around a courtyard, formerly for domestic/storage purposes, servants quarters and a nursery.

Interior: In staircase hall: a C17 style staircase assembled from C17 parts by Kitchin. Renaissance fireplace, dated 1633, said to hae been brought from Little Sodbury Manor with initials ESa (Edward and Ann Stephens) and TS, ES and IS (Thomas, Edward and James Stephens).

Drawing room in late C18 east wing has good carved, pine fireplace. See also:

Country Life 14.12.29.

Listing NGR: ST7764581674

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 14 December, (1929)

National Grid Reference: ST 77645 81674


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