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Firgrove House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eversley, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.3397 / 51°20'22"N

Longitude: -0.8538 / 0°51'13"W

OS Eastings: 479937

OS Northings: 160689

OS Grid: SU799606

Mapcode National: GBR C75.T4V

Mapcode Global: VHDXG.4LZC

Entry Name: Firgrove House

Listing Date: 8 July 1952

Last Amended: 26 June 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 136568

Location: Eversley, Hart, Hampshire, RG27

County: Hampshire

District: Hart

Civil Parish: Eversley

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Eversley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


2/47 Firgrove House (formerly,
listed as Firgrove Manor)

- II*

Mainly early C18 and later C19, also C19 and modern extensions. Main (north)
front of late C18 is a symmetrical design, with 3 storeyed centre flanked by
2 storeys: 3 (bay):3 3 (bay) windows. Centrepiece has a pediment-shaped gable
(slate roof) with full mouldings. Red brickwork, with slightly cambered rubbed
arches to square attic windows and tall openings to 1st and 2nd floors, stone
plinth. The modillion cornice at 2nd floor level continues round the angular
bays on each side, where they have a balustrade above: the flanking roofing is
in red tiles. Sashes in reveals. Doorcase is a full Ionic order with 3/4-columns,
on 3 stone steps, enclosing a 6-panelled door. Modern wing to west of 1 storey
and attic. To the east a C19 extension of 2 storeys, 1:1 windows in similar
style but with a slate roof. The rear (south) elevation of the earlier period
is of 3 bays, 2:1:2 windows, with 3 hips to the red tile roofing, a full
modillion cornice: red brickwork (Flemish bond with blue headers), 1st floor
band, sashes in exposed frames (a central ground floor Victorian small bay
window). The return east face of 4 windows (2 blank) has on the ground floor
an open colonnaded porchway, which continues behind the C19 eastern extension
of the north front. Complex roofing seen from the rear indicates the several
phases of construction. Interior includes oak-panelled room, oak doors and
cases, staircases. See Country Life Vol XCIII.

Listing NGR: SU8021460802

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