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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: LONGPARISH HOUSE

List entry Number: 1093433

Location

LONGPARISH HOUSE

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County District District Type Parish
HampshireTest ValleyDistrict AuthorityLongparish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 139662

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History

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Details

SU 44 SW LONGPARISH LONGPARISH

7-1-52 4/27 Longparish House

II*

Mansion. Late C17 or early C18, with alterations and additions of the late C19. Stucco, with a slate roof. Symmetrical Garden front (overlooking the River Test to the south-east) of 2 storeys and semi-basement, 3.5.3 windows. The roof is hipped above the ½-octagonal projections at each side. Parapet with coping, cornice with small carved brackets. Sashes in reveals, the central opening of each end bay and the 3 middle openings have French windows, the 2 outer leading to a flight of steps (with wrought-iron rails) and the 3 inner having access to a raised terrace with a cast-iron rail and a central flight of steps. A minor extension of 1 storey and attic, 1 window is attached at the south-west corner. The north-west front has the later changes but is symmetrical, with projecting wings and 2-storeyed centre, while at the outside are towers (the north-east being taller): 2 storeys, 1.2.2.1.2.2.1 windows. The hipped roof (steep chateau roofs to the towers) has as eaves the moulded cornice of the south-east front, which is raised in the centrepiece as a pediment. The walls have 'Tudor' hoodmoulds above the windows, 1st floor bands to the towers, and high plinth. Sashes in reveals, with thick bays, and a Venetian light above the doorway. Classical doorway, with fully-moulded cornice, narrow pulvinated band above an eared architrave, above a flight of spreading steps. The north-east tower has on its north-east face a 2nd floor window, and a wide doorway, with a flight of steps. The south-west end of the building has several minor extensions of the last period, connecting to a narrow 1-storeyed service block, of slate and painted brick, which has a gateway from the service courtyard to the garden, comprising an ornamental open timber frame, arch-braced and with brackets, supporting a ½-hipped steep roof, patterned with scalloped bands. Within, the main rooms open from a corridor (behind the front wall), with staircases at each end. 2 rooms have panelling with corner rosettes, there are 2 C18 fireplaces, and bold classical doorways.

Listing NGR: SU4364244831

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National Grid Reference: SU 43642 44831

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