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Brief description of site

The house, originally a Jacobean manor house, was purchased by Charles Edward Evans in 1906 and restored. During the same period a balustraded terrace garden was established. The house has since been divided.

Brief history of site

By the end of the 18th century the Jacobean manor house had become a farm house. Charles Edward Evans, a shipping owner with family connections, purchased it in 1906. The restoration took seven years under the supervision of Arthur James Stratton, when it acquired a balustraded terrace garden. Other walled areas also surrounded the house. In the 1990s the house was again restored by a development company and turned into five properties.

Location information:

Address: Nailsea, North Somerset, BS48 4DL

Locality: Nailsea

Local Authorities:

North Somerset; Nailsea

Historical County: Somerset

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 182 Grid Ref: ST457682
Latitude: 51.4102 Longitude: -2.78211

Key information:

Form of site: terraced garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Context or principal building: flats

Site first created: After 1400

Main period of development: Early 20th century

Survival: Extant

Site Size (Hectares): 4.05

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