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WELTON MANOR HOUSE

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.

Name: WELTON MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1136842

Location

WELTON MANOR HOUSE, MILLARD'S HILL

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

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Norton-Radstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 31960

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5120 MILLARD'S HILL Welton Welton Manor House ST 65 NE 1/12 II* GV

2. Dated 1620, but altered and now modernised, and with C19 additions to rear. Rubble with ashlar quoins. Modern concrete tile roof in front, old pantiles to rear. Two storeys. Central tower porch, round headed entrance with moulded surrounds and imposts, guilloche band round extrados and sides of opening. Flat moulded cornice over on moulded stone brackets enclosing narrow rectangular panel with raised letters "ANNO DOMINI 1620". Room above has round headed window, fixed light with glazing bars in moulded surround. Two windows on each floor, one each side of porch, 3 light glazing bar casements with stone mullions (they appear to be modern replicas in enlarged openings). Coped verges with modern chimneys. South return has 2 light mullion window and later glazed door. North gable has 3 light mullioned stair window (possibly a C19 replica). Two storey wing to south-east with 3 later sash windows and on ground floor an original 3 light stone mullion casement with rectangular drip-mould. Two gabled C19 additions to rear and 2 original windows also in a 2 storey catslide extension (leaded casements, 3 lights, moulded stone mullions). Interior: C18 stairs with ramped rail. First floor south-west room has most unusual fireplace - fluted frieze to high corniced mantel. Supporting figures with masks in socles below (unusual Renaissance detail). Achievement of arms over. Origin untraceable but probably connected with Richard Mogg (who built the Manor House at Farrington Gurney) see description in Parliamentary Survey of 1650.

Listing NGR: ST6698855053

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National Grid Reference: ST 66988 55053

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