BARLEY WOOD AND MEMORIAL URNS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158238
Date first listed:
19-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
BARLEY WOOD AND MEMORIAL URNS, LONG LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
BARLEY WOOD AND MEMORIAL URNS, LONG LANE

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

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wrington
National Grid Reference:
ST 47937 63036

Details

ST 46 SE WRINGTON C.P. LONG LANE (north side)

5/152 Barley Wood and memorial Urns

II

Detached house used as offices. Original cottage orne of 1801-2 extended by Ernest George in 1900 and further extended by Chester H. Jones in 1933. Memorial urns set up in 1802 and 1805. Render with plain tile roofs. L-shaped plan of 2 storeys and attics with several canted bays. Small pane casement fenestration throughout with gabled bargeboarded dormers to roof. East entrance front has a gabled part-glazed porch with half timbering and cusped bargeboards. Round-arched conservatory on openwork piers to east and south fronts. Rendered stacks. 2 memorial urns on south terrace to the philosopher John Locke and to Bishop Beilby Porteus. Locke urn given to Hannah More by Mrs. Montagu in 1789 and moved to Barley Wood in 1802. Limestone. Square plinth with moulded base and cap, neo-classical urn with fluted neck and guilloche frieze. Porteus urn of limestone, erected 1805 by Hannah More. Square plinth moulded at base and cap with bulbous urn. The original cottage orne subsumed by later rebuilding was built for the social reformer and authoress Hannah More after her move from nearby Cowslip Green. (Unpublished history of Barley Wood commissioned by H.A.T. Group Ltd.).

Listing NGR: ST4793763036

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
34018
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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History of Barley Wood

Legal

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

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