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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: AVON TYRRELL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1350922

Location

AVON TYRRELL HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
HampshireNew ForestDistrict AuthoritySopley

National Park: NEW FOREST

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143761

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Details

SU 10 SE SOPLEY AVON TYRRELL

8/19 Avon Tyrrell House

GV I

Medium-sized country house. 1891 by W R Lethaby for Lord Manners. Brick, stone dressings, garden front has bays and gables once pargetted, now tilehung, also flint or stone and brick chequerwork,plain tile roof. One of the archetypal Arts & Crafts buildings. Plan of irregular E-shaped 3 storey house with attached service ranges; 4 wide bay central part, only one room and passage wide, on garden side one bay projecting wings, on entrance side wings 2 or 3 bays wide,part in front of outer bays of central part;and infront of centre bays single storey projection; to one end altered 2 storey service ranges. Entrance front has to RH 2 bay wide projecting wing containing porch and set back 3rd bay of wing on RH end. Huge stone arched hood and doorcase to segmental-head double door. Large 7 x 3 light mullion and transom window beside. Over 3-light stone windows with wider, segmental head central arch, on 2nd floor 3-light casements. Parapet wall with ramp up from corners and central diagonally set 4 shaft stack. Each side on stone plinth, stone peacocks. In centre, low projection has segmental head casements, and parapet ramped-up in centre to stone bellcote. Behind on let and 2nd floors assorted casements and in centre, breaking cornice,stack starting from 2nd floor with clock face set on it and diamond shafts over. Other projecting wing 2 storey 2 bay with ground floor large segmental head casements, and moulded cornice to hipped roof. All windows have leaded lights. Garden front well-known, with projecting one bay wing one end and huge stack at other, between 4 large gables and between those 2 storey canted bays. Interior almost unaltered. Surprisingly badly documented. Country Life; 1910; June 11; p846-852.

Listing NGR: SZ1673798427

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 11 June - Date: 1910 - Journal Title: Country Life - Page References: 846-852

National Grid Reference: SU 18531 00257

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