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BAGSTONE COURT FARMHOUSE AND BAKEHOUSE 2 YARDS TO SOUTH EAST

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: BAGSTONE COURT FARMHOUSE AND BAKEHOUSE 2 YARDS TO SOUTH EAST

List entry Number: 1137100

Location

BAGSTONE COURT FARMHOUSE AND BAKEHOUSE 2 YARDS TO SOUTH EAST

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Rangeworthy

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34769

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History

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Details

ST 68 NE WICKWAR BAGSTONE (west side)

3/146 Bagstone Court Farmhouse and Bakehouse 2 yards to south east G.V. II*

Farmhouse, thought to have been a grange of Kingswood Abbey. C14, altered C17 and later; extended early C19. Rendered; double Roman tiled roof, with lowest 2 courses of stone slates to the older block. 2 storeys. L-plan. The early C19 extension is at the south: two 16-pane glazing bar sash windows, that on the first floor to the right has a semi-circular head; 6 panel door to the right under a fanlight and semi-circular hood. The mediaeval block runs east-west at the north end of the early C19 extension: 3 bays with the easternmost bay being a C17/C18 dairy extension at a slightly lower height and with a single storey lean-to on the north side; mixture of C20 2-light casement windows and a C18 multi-pane sash window on the north elevation; C20 doors to the east. Interior. The mediaeval block consisted of a cellar with a solar over at the west end and a 2 bay open hall at the east end, which was floored over with the insertion of a stack in the C16/C17. The cellar is at a lower level, has a flagged floor, a stop-chamfered beam and lodged joists. The hall has a stop- chamfered beam and lodged joists. Roof. The central truss-of the 2 bay hall is an arch-braced collar beam with open spandrels and tenonend purlins; the 2 bays have one tier of curved windbraces and some of the principal members are stop chamfered; the principal rafters are tenoned into a saddle piece which is cut away on the underside to form a cusped and ogee decorative feature; all the wood is smoke blackened. The truss to the west has short principals tenoned into a slight cambered collar and a pair of upper crucks above; the windbracing is missing and the timbers are clean. The roof is covered with woven matting (post C16/C17) which formerly supported thatch. Bakehouse, 2 yards to south east, is C18. Rubble; double Roman tiled roof. 2 storeys. 2 bays: 2-light casement windows with square wooden-mullions. Plank door at east end. Interior: stone floor; oven and a copper; the upper floor is missing. (L. Hall, Unpublished Report, see The Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire, 1983).

Listing NGR: ST6901386891

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hall, L, 'City of Bristol Museum and Art Gallery Monograph Number 6' in The Rural Houses of North Avon and South Gloucestershire 1400-1720, (1983)

National Grid Reference: ST 69013 86891

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