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BUTCOMBE COURT, BUTCOMBE COURT ROAD (east side)
BUTCOMBE, NORTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
09 February 1961
Date of last amendment:
09 February 1961
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ST 56 SW BUTCOMBE C.P. BUTCOMBE COURT ROAD (east side)
6/64 Butcombe Court, The Old Manor and
9.2.61 Mulberry House
Detached house, now in 3 separate ownerships. Possible medieval site with late
C18 house, early and late C19 alterations and additions. Render with dressed
stone openings and copings, slate roofs. North facade of 7 bays with slightly
advanced 5-bay centre. 2 storeys and attics. Windows with moulded and keyed
architraves are C19 sixteen-pane sashes. Central part glazed late C19 stone
porch with cornice and blocking course and 2-leaf door. Moulded parapet with
decorative stone urns and pineapple finials on set back side wings. Hipped
roofs, rendered and brick stacks. West facade has 1 storey lean-to conservatory,
rear facade has 6 panel door with rectangular fanlight. Interior. 2 ground
floor rooms with raised and fielded panelling and later, c.1880, strapwork ceilings
and recesses. C18 panelling in central passage and dado panelling in north west
corner room with embossed leather panels above; also fine late C18 wooden chimney
piece. Grand staircase is late C19 as is panelled room at north east corner.
(W.J. Robinson, West Country Manors, 1930).