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Burnett House, Compton Dando

Description: Burnett House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 32466

OS Grid Reference: ST6638465314
OS Grid Coordinates: 366384, 165314
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3859, -2.4844

Location: B3116, Compton Dando, Bath and North East Somerset BS31 2TF

Locality: Compton Dando
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS31 2TF

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Listing Text


3/37 Manor House



Manor house. Early-mid C17, remodelled C18; additions and restorations mid-late
C19. Rubble with freestone dressings; twin span slate roof behind coped parapet
and moulded cornice. 3 storeys. 3 bays: thick glazing bar sash windows in raised
slain stone surrounds; centre first floor window has a round head. Central, pro-
jecting, C19, 2-storey ashlar porch. The north gable end retains 2-light casement
windows in ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds and under dripmoulds. Rear (gar-
den) elevation of 3 windows, the outer ones being in 2-storey canted bays of
1-4-1-light cross windows in ovolo moulded mullions and surrounds. Central door-
way in doorcase with segmental pediment on plain pilasters. Interior: Central
passage has, at the west end, a freestone doorway with a 4-centred head and an
ovolo moulded surround. Ground floor north room is panelled; 4-centre headed
fireplace in ogee-ovolo moulded surround and with enriched arabesque frieze, den-
tilled cornice on carved consoles and enriched overmantel of 3 shell headed niches
with carved frieze; restored strapwork ceiling with fleur-de-lys motifs, central
star pattern and rosettes. There is thought to be a further fireplace of note
on the first floor.

Listing NGR: ST6638465314

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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