Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1136140

Date first listed: 01-Feb-1956

Statutory Address: HINTON HOUSE


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Statutory Address: HINTON HOUSE

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

District: Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Hinton Charterhouse

National Grid Reference: ST 77516 58380


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11/118 Hinton House 1.2.56 G.V. II*

Country house, now with 3 service flats. Circa 1700, altered later in C18; altered and enlarged in 1947-50s by Manners and Gill of Bath. Ashlar with hipped slate roof behind a balustraded parapet with pedestals; urns on the end pedestals; moul- ded eaves cornice and ashlar stacks. 2 storeys, on a moulded plinth and attics. 2:3:2 bays with French quoins at the ends. The centre 3 bays are slightly advan- ced and surmounted by a pediment which has a central oval plaque. Glazing bar sash windows in moulded architraves under arabesque decorated friezes, and pedi- ments on the ground floor (alternate ones are open); moulded cills on brackets. Central panelled door; Ionic porch with open pediment and central cartouche - moved from the east elevation in the 1850s. 2 windows with 18-pane, thick glazing bar sash windows and in bolection moulded surrounds on west elevation. Set back 2 storey, 2 bay wing at left with a conservatory extending from it: the conserva- tory has a 6-bay arcade of Tuscan columns, glazed doors under fanlights, moulded and coped parapet. The east side of the house was the original front: 2:6:2 bays, the outer parts being c.1700 and having blocked glazing bar sash windows in bolec- tion moulded surrounds. The 6-bay centre of the 1850s has French quoins and glaz- ing bar sash windows in moulded architraves and under decorative friezes and pedi- ments. 4-bay service wing to north. Interior: Mostly mid-C19 but some late C18 plasterwork survives. Large open staircase with decorative cast-iron balustrade and square lantern. The house is thought to occupy the site of a monastic grange and to have been first constructed in 1701.

Listing NGR: ST7751658380


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