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Ibthorpe House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hurstbourne Tarrant, Hampshire

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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

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139844

Location: Hurstbourne Tarrant, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP11

County: Hampshire

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

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Listing Text


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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