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

Name: HALE HOUSE, INCLUDING QUADRANT PASSAGES TO PAVILIONS

List entry Number: 1301070

Location

HALE HOUSE, INCLUDING QUADRANT PASSAGES TO PAVILIONS

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireNew ForestDistrict AuthorityHale

National Park: NEW FOREST

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Apr-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Feb-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 144005

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HALE HALE PARK SU 11 NE 6/71 Hale House, including quadrant passages to pavilions 30-4-55 (formerly listed as Hale House with Service Wings and Balustrade across Forecourt).

GV II

The entry shall be amended to read:-

SU 11 NE HALE HALE PARK 6/71 Hale House, including quadrant passages to pavilions 30-4-55 (formerly listed as Hale House with Service Wings and Balustrade across Forecourt).

GV I

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HALE HALE PARK SU 11 NE 6/71 Hale House including quadrant passages to pavilions 30.4.55 (Formerly listed as Hale House. with Service Wings and Balustrade GV across Forecourt)

II

Medium-sized country house. Built by T Archer when he acquired the estate in 1715, remodelled by H Holland jnr in 1770, altered in early and late C19. Originally brick with stone dressings, stuccoed later, slate roof. 2 storey on raised up basement, now buried on entrance front, 7 x 5 bay, on that front at each end quadrant passages (now buried but for balustrades) to small 2 storey, 7 x 2 bay pavilions. Entrance front has central giant 3 bay portico of Ionic columns (drawing c1850 shows Corinthian capitals), wider pilasters on inside corners, and on corners of facade, with plain capitals. Either side of portico light wells to basement, with each side of windows stumps of former giant stone pilasters, which started from floor level of basement and must be Archer's. So present form must be Holland's, altered C19 when forecourt raised. Central large double doors, narrow lights each side and fanlight. Sashes with low cills and C19 plate glass (to be replaced by sashes with glazing bars). On 1st floor 7 C18 12-pane sashes. Large frieze with heavy cornice and low parapet. Roof hipped around central well. Stacks on inner face of return roofs and in centre of rear roof. Pavilions have projecting central 3 bays with pediment over. On ground floor 12-pane round- headed sashes, 1st floor string and 6-pane sashes. Entablature with low parapet either side of pediment with oculus. Roofs hipped, stacks in centre and above hips. Stone balustrade link to house. Other front has basement exposed with full height canted bay to centre 3 bays, with pilasters on corners and at each end. In front of centre is staircase starting as 2 arms meeting on platform with flight rising from this to door. Stone doorcase having plain pilasters with console brackets, between panel with large keystone, over modillioned hood carried round brackets. 4-pane windows in basement, C19 plate glass sashes above, C18 12-pane sashes on 1st floor. Plain frieze, moulded cornice, low parapet, and flat roof to bay. Sides have slightly set forward centre 3 bays and at basement level flat-roofed projection with oval windows similar to those in exposed side of quadrant passage. Inside behind door late C18 staircase hall with stone staircase having wrought iron balusters of 2 uprights with openwork between and mahogany handrail. To one side library, to other dining room, behind drawing room, all mainly late C18 except early C18 fireplaces to some rooms. Buildings of England; Pevsner; 1967; p262-3.

Listing NGR: SU1794718577

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 262-3
Other
Part 19 Hampshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 17947 18577

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