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Latitude: 51.2821 / 51°16'55"N
Longitude: -1.4613 / 1°27'40"W
OS Eastings: 437667
OS Northings: 153798
OS Grid: SU376537
Mapcode National: GBR 71T.HCX
Mapcode Global: VHC2L.M1BG
Entry Name: Ibthorpe House
Listing Date: 20 December 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1093341
English Heritage Legacy ID: 139844
Location: Hurstbourne Tarrant, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP11
District: Test Valley
Civil Parish: Hurstbourne Tarrant
Built-Up Area: Hurstbourne Tarrant
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Hurstbourne Tarrant St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
SU 3753 HURSTBOURNE TARRANT HORSEHOE LANE
10/3 Ibthorpe House
20 12 60
Large house, associated with Jane Austen. Mid C18. Brick and tile.
Symmetrical front of 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows, with a lower wing at
back at the west side. Steep hipped roof with moulded and dentilled eaves
cornice: 3 dormers with cambered leaded heads and casements. Walls of
Flemish bond with blue headers, red flush quotas, rubbed flat arches, moulded
1st floor band, and high plinth (stepped below windows). Sashes in reveals.
Doorway with moulded canopy on carved brackets, panel above a plain architrave,
and double doors, above 2 steps. The west wing of 2 storeys, 1 window has a
brick dentil eaves and casements. There are massive stacks at each end with
moulded bases. The rear elevation has one hipped dormer, and irregular
fenestration, colourwashed brickwork and sashes. A small service block at the
north-east corner has a hipped slate roof and flint walls with brick dressings.
Jane Austen here attended the wedding of her sister Mary to Mr. Lloyd (owner)
and was afterwards a frequent visitor.
Listing NGR: SU3766653801
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