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Londonderry Farmhouse, Bitton

Description: Londonderry Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 28593

OS Grid Reference: ST6637469878
OS Grid Coordinates: 366374, 169878
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4269, -2.4850

Location: Keynsham Road, Bitton, South Gloucestershire BS30 6EL

Locality: Bitton
County: South Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: BS30 6EL

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Listing Text

(west side)
Londonderry Farmhouse
ST 6669 14/13 11.5.53 Farmhouse
Dated 1672. Built of rubble, front with pebbledash. C20 red-tile roof
and end gables with bargeboards, tall square ashlar stacks with moulded
caps. Two storeys and gable-lit attic. Six windows, glazing bar sashes
in bolection architraves, moulded cills, moulded cornices over, decorative
oblong panel over 3rd window from right with inscription "IRA 1672" (for
Richard Jones). Bolection architrave door opening in 3rd bay from right,
later wooden porch. Gabled pantiled wing to rear with ashlar stack set
diagonally; this wing continued to west as single storey unit. Rear has
a number of 2-light wooden casements under dripmoulds. Rear also has a
gabled stair turret and a gabled dormer.
Interior: south ground floor room retains original panelling with enriched
frieze containing initials "IRA", entered by strapwork doorcase. Good
dog-leg staircase with splat balusters and pillar-newels, pendants below.

Listing NGR: ST6637469878

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Source: English Heritage

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