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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bitton, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4228 / 51°25'22"N

Longitude: -2.4592 / 2°27'32"W

OS Eastings: 368170

OS Northings: 169411

OS Grid: ST681694

Mapcode National: GBR JX.PN3D

Mapcode Global: VH88X.BH9M

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 July 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 28547

Location: Bitton, South Gloucestershire, BS30

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Bitton

Built-Up Area: Bitton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Warmley Syston and Bitton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


1.
5118 BITTON CHURCH ROAD
(east side)
ST 6869 15/120 Church Farmhouse
II* GV
2.
Reputedly the oldest house in the village. Mediaeval origins, remodelled mid-C19
externally and internally in C17.
In 2 parts, 2 storeys rubble with slate roofs. Left hand part older with 2
large buttresses, 'L'-plan with irregular windows. On first floor one 3-light
chamfered mullion window (left hand buttress cut away to accommodate it).
Two later windows on ground floor (one sash, one casement). Door to left (incorporating
an oak surround). Right hand section set back, 2 windows 2 and 3-light casements
with cambered heads. Lean-to porch in angle. Gabled rear wing of left portion
has door and squint slit.
Interior: the principal feature is a 2-light late C12/early C13 window (now
internal) on east wall of main part of left portion, the mullion is patterned,
possibly formerly projecting chevrons since rounded off. The principal ground
floor room of the left portion has very heavy beams and a wide fireplace with
chamfered wood surround of the C18. Stairs at angle with rear wing. Stud
partition between rear wing and back of main portion, studs and rails chamfered;
one original C17 oak door surround with reeded moulding dying into ogee stop
at base, door has decorative strap hinges. This house was the former manor
house of the village.


Listing NGR: ST6817069411

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