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The Old Parsonage, Farrington Gurney

Description: The Old Parsonage

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 32799

OS Grid Reference: ST6294555581
OS Grid Coordinates: 362945, 155581
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2981, -2.5328

Location: Main Street, Bristol BS39 6UB

Locality: Farrington Gurney
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS39 6UB

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Listing Text


6/59 The Old Parsonage

Restaurant, former house. Late C17. Dressed and squared sandstone to entrance
front, coursed rubble to rear, render to side walls. Freestone dressings, quoins
and copings, plain and double Roman tile roofs. Entrance front of 2 storeys,
7 bays with 2 bays at each end advanced making a U shaped facade. Ground floor
windows are cross mullions with pediments, upper are similar without pediments but
openings in advanced wings have lost their mullions and transoms which have been
replaced by 6 pane sashes. 2 blind upper windows with painted glazing bars to
side walls of wings. Central doorway with bolection architrave and semi circular
hood on ornately carved brackets. 8 raised and fielded panel door with 2
inserted lights. Rusticated quoins, dressed stone frieze with incised scroll
decoration beneath deeply coved cornice. Balustraded parapet to central 3 bays.
Rear front has similar cross mullions and central pedimented doorcase with carved
brackets and a 4 raised and fielded panel door with 2 rectangular fanlights.
Half-hipped roofs to advanced wings, end ball finials, one original stone stack to
right hand wing, remaining 3 stacks renewed. Interior. Round-arched entrances
with fluted pilasters in entrance lobby giving on to cross passage and spine
corridor. Further arched entrances to principal rooms. Complete contemporary
panelled room to ground floor left hand room. Open well staircase with fluted
newel post, barley sugar balusters alternating with square, ramped handrail and
panelled dado.

Listing NGR: ST6294555581

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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