CLEVEDON COURT

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1136517
Date first listed:
05-Apr-1952
Statutory Address:
CLEVEDON COURT, TICKENHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLEVEDON COURT, TICKENHAM ROAD

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

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Clevedon
National Grid Reference:
ST 42259 71573

Details

TICKENHAM ROAD 1. 5121 (North Side) Clevedon Court ST 47 SW 3/1 5.4.52. GV 2. Built by Sir John de Clevedon who died in 1336. Clevedon Court has been described as one of the most valuable relics of early domestic architecture in England. Alterations and additions include a new west wing by John Wake about 1570. Further alterations after 1717. The west front rebuilt 176l-88 and again 1862. Rebuilding after a fire in 1882 was achieved by the architect, C E Davis. The centre of the present south front belongs to the original house. 2 storey buttressed porch with plain parapet to right. Pointed moulded archway with portcullis. 2 storey projecting chapel range with original ogee reticulated tracery to left. The medieval hall with part of the original screens passage arrangement (entrances to kitchen, buttery etc) survives behind the 2 projecting blocks. The great hall window between these blocks is now in Tudor style but evidence of an earlier pointed arch with tracery exists above. The rest of the south front has gabled ranges in Elizabethan style with stone mullioned and transomed windows. Top storey windows in gables have pediments containing carved heads, finials above. Gable end on far right (ie to east) of front is in plain vernacular style with large chimney breast and paired diagonal stacks. Finials to sided of gable. To rear of east range is attached a further tall gabled wing. Various gabled ranges including kitchens and a 2-storey porch attached to rear elevation. Excellent interior of the main building periods.

Clevedon Court and all listed ancillary buildings at Clevedon Court (including the boundary walls) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST4225571572

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
33130
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15396/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Michael Bass. Source Historic England Archive
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