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The Manor House, Ubley

Description: The Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 33017

OS Grid Reference: ST5299258012
OS Grid Coordinates: 352992, 158012
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3193, -2.6759

Location: The Street, Ubley, Bath and North East Somerset BS40 6PA

Locality: Ubley
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS40 6PA

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Listing Text

ST 55 NW UBLEY C.P. THE STREET (east side)

5/120 The Manor House

Shown on O.S. as Post Office. House. C17, with later C17 addition to right,
early C18 internal alterations, roof raised and house extended to rear in C19, C20
alterations. Sandstone rubble, rendered, pantiled roof with stone stacks at
former ridge, now on slope, double Roman tiled lower roof to right with brick
gable stack. 2 storeys and 2 windows, first floor has 2 paired 8-pane sashes with
timber lintels, ground floor has similar paired sashes to left and 2-light
casement to right, later rubble gabled porch to right with fine studded 8-panel door
with raised revised moulded battens, C19 chamfered frame, lintel string at ground
and first floor; lower 2-storey wing to right with C20 2-light casement at ground
and first floor, single storey lean-to to right with 3-light casement. Right
return has 2-pane light in gable end of lower wing lighting stair; left return
has C20 cellar light to left, ground floor string returned, to left similar paired
sash, two 2-light casements at first floor left. Rear has extended block to
right with two 2-light casements at first floor level, to left, rear door, narrower
than front, studded and 6-panelled, with external stair, 2 single lights at ground
floor and stair landing level, 2 upper 2-light casements lighting stair, with
wooden ovolo mullions, to right with original glazing and cames, C20 single light
at first floor left; rear of lower wing has 2-light casement at ground and first
floor, door to right with raised moulded battens. Interior: cellar under main
house has ovolo-moulded beam and remains of stone ovolo-moulded window, rear
cellar has deep chamfered and stopped beam; front left room has 2-panel door,
heavy plain-moulded cornice, cupboard to left of fireplace with shaped shelves,
internal shutters to windows, similar door to rear room in chamfered and stopped
frame; C19 open-well stair rising to attic level; first floor front room has
cornice as below; 5-bay Cl9 roof with principal rafters, 2 rows of purlins,
collar and king-post trusses. Wing to right has lower floor level, chamfered and
moulded door frame and heavy moulded beam, moulded wall-plate to right and left
with mortice for screen at party wall, newel stair to side of end stack.

Listing NGR: ST5299258012

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Source: English Heritage

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