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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: HIGH COXLEASE

List entry Number: 1167115

Location

HIGH COXLEASE, A337

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
HampshireNew ForestDistrict AuthorityLyndhurst

National Park: NEW FOREST

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-May-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 144366

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Details

SU 20 NE LYNDHURST A337 CLAY HILL

6/37 High Coxlease

GV II*

Small country house now school. 1898 by W R Lethaby for Thomas Eustace Smith. Brick colourwashed on entrance front, old plain tile roof. Main part of 2 storey 3 bay centre range with 2 bay wide crosswings that project on each side and at one end service wing of 3 bays and projecting gable on entrance front, and 2 bays, the end one gabled, on garden side. Front has,to centre of main part,porch of open front with walls each side topped by wide cornice,that raised over front as arch. Above and overhanging all round low-pitched hipped lead hood. Each side cross- window. On 1st floor 2-light casements. Crosswing to RH has between floors to LH large cross-window to staircase. Over, at eaves level of central part, but below kneelered gable wall, is heavy moulded cornice. From this level part of cruciform section gable stack projects. LH crosswing has offset plinth, and on ground floor 3-light segmental head casement and 2-light casement beside with 2 more on 1st floor. Rest of gable similar to other. Service wing to LH has 3-light segmental head casements either side of centre. Single casement and door at each end. On 1st floor 3-light casements. At end projecting which has four 12-pane segmental head sashes. Garden front has 24-pane sashes with louvred shutters to crosswings. Over, irregular crenellated 1st floor band. On 1st floor 12-pane segmental head sashes with shutters. Kneelered gable wall with 2-light window at top. On RH side of each crosswing tall side stack. Centre part gabled. 3 tall arched openings, with arched part divided from rest. In centre french doors, each side 18-pane sash. Fanlights over. On 1st floor, Palladian window. In gable 3-light casement. To RH 3-light casements in service range 1st bay, and 3-light segmental head casement and oriel with lead panel below, in end bay. Over it, tilehung gable with 3-light casement and large ridge stack. Inside most features survive. Behind entrance run corridors on both floors. In centre is library in what was drawing room with 2 levels of windows and large fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU2993506672

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National Grid Reference: SU 29939 06672

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