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GATCOMBE COURT

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: GATCOMBE COURT

List entry Number: 1137925

Location

GATCOMBE COURT, ASHTON WATERING

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Long Ashton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33492

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 56 NW LONG ASHTON ASHTON WATERING

7/95 Gatcombe Court

G.V. II*

Court or manor house. Late C14 - C15; altered mid - late C17 and C20. Rubble with freestone dressings; double Roman tiled roofs at different levels; rendered diagonal stacks. 2 storeys; and attics in 2 steep gables with ball finials to the left (west) part. 4 bays to south elevation with the gable end of the east wing at the far right. The ground floor has two canted bay windows with glazing bar sashes (1930's) to the left; an off-centre projecting, square ashlar porch with a moulded cornice and a C19 panelled and glazed door; to the right is a C17 1:3:1-light bay window with ovolo moulded mullions, transoms and surrounds. On the first floor to the left are 2-light cross windows under a continuous string course and to the right are 2 glazing bar sash windows; 2-light cross windows in the attic. West elevation. 2 bays to the left with 4- and 3-light casement windows in ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds and decorative iron catches; lozenge and square panelled door to right in a moulded frame. At the far right is the projecting gable end of a mediaeval wing: remains of a 2-light window with cusped ogee heads and under a square dripmould in the re-entrant wall; 3-light window with hollow chamfered mullions and cusped ogee heads, under a square dripmould, in gable end wall. Interior. Rear (north-east) room has remains of an ashlar fireplace with an ogee-hollow moulded lintel and jamb; pointed valuted plaster ceiling to chamber above. The main part of the house has an open well staircase, dated RS 1683, with a closed and moulded string, turned balusters and acorn finials; nearby is a studded and panelled door, dated A/1S 1664

Listing NGR: ST5254769859

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National Grid Reference: ST 52547 69859

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