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Manor Farmhouse, Corston

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 32495

OS Grid Reference: ST6935865198
OS Grid Coordinates: 369358, 165198
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3850, -2.4417

Location: A39, Corston, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 9AT

Locality: Corston
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 9AT

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Listing Text

ST 66 NE CORSTON WELLS ROAD (south side)

3/77 Manor Farmhouse

G.V. II*

Farmhouse. Probably c.1628, altered c.1690 and late C18. Coursed rubble
with freestone dressings; hipped slate roof. 2 storeys and attics.
9 windows: 2-light cross windows on ground floor, in bolection moulded
surrounds and under dripmoulds; glazing bar sash windows on first floor with
continuous moulded cornice over. Central panelled door in bolection moulded
surround and under fine shell hood on carved brackets. 2 rear wings with some
casement windows in ovolo moulded surrounds; rear stair tower with 2-light
cross windows. Interior. Ground floor north (left) room has bolection
moulded fire surround and shell-headed cupboard. Staircase of turned
balusters and moulded handrail. Rear door, now to bathroom, has ogee and
ovolo moulded surround with lozenges to the outer part. First floor north
(left) room: fielded panelling and enriched neo-classical fireplace. First
floor south-east (in rear wing) room: C17 plaster frieze of winged cherubs
alternating with cartouche; ogee moulded doorway. In an outbuilding
immediately to the south of the house is a 4-centre headed and ovolo moulded
door surround with the date 1628 carved on the spandrels - probably removed
from the house.

Listing NGR: ST6935865198

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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