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The Old Manse, Beckington

Description: The Old Manse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 266952

OS Grid Reference: ST8008051919
OS Grid Coordinates: 380080, 151919
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2661, -2.2869

Location: Bath Road, Beckington, Somerset BA3 6SJ

Locality: Beckington
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 6SJ

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Listing Text


15/6 No.14
(The Old Manse)



House. C17. Rubble, stone tile roof, 3 brick stacks. Two storeys and attics in 3 gables with copings and "onion"
finials, 4 bays; 2, 3 and 4-light ovolo moulded stone mullioned windows under stopped labels, those to first floor
transomed, C19 4-light sash windows to ground floor, those to right paired in a bead moulded stone surround, that to
left under a dripmould. Central door opening in a broad elliptical- headed stone surround, C20 recessed glazed doors
behind paired wrought iron railed gates; further narrow door opening to left, plank door with panelling. Interior with
many co-eval features:- staircase with heavy turned balusters and pierced splat balusters, the newals with finials;
decorative plaster ceiling to first floor; plaster overmantle to first floor; fireplaces in 4 centred stone surrounds.
(VA6 Report, unpublished SRO, July 1979).

Listing NGR: ST8008051919

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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