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Awbridge Danes House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Awbridge, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.006 / 51°0'21"N

Longitude: -1.5471 / 1°32'49"W

OS Eastings: 431873

OS Northings: 123051

OS Grid: SU318230

Mapcode National: GBR 63N.ZLJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 76NG.73K

Entry Name: Awbridge Danes House

Listing Date: 4 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093655

English Heritage Legacy ID: 141102

Location: Awbridge, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO51

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

Civil Parish: Awbridge

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Awbridge All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 32 SW
2/8 Awbridge Danes Estate
Awbridge Danes House


Medium-sized country house. 1822-5 by W Garbett, enlarged mid C19 in similar
style, early Gothic revival, later parts neo-Tudor. Stuccoed brick, stone
dressings, slate roof. Plan of double range of 2 storeys, 4 & 5 bay, rear
range (facing onto courtyard) one bay shorter at garden end, with on side of
its end bay 3 gable wing; at other end later 2 1/2 storey cross-wing across end,
projecting on both fronts, with entrance on its side and later conservatory on
end of longer wing. Garden front has 2 storey, 5 bay original symmetrical front,
with to R end projecting gable of 2 1/2 storey cross-wing and single storey, 2 bay
conservatory at other end. Original central bay projects slightly with thin 2
storey Gothic canted bay, shallow ground floor verandah, behind French window,
on 1st floor windows with painted glass infront openwork Gothic balcony above
Gothic parapet with finials. 2 bays each side have transomed 3-light windows with
hood mould and 3-light windows on 1st floor. Above each bay overhanging gables,
Barger in centre, with coved plaster eaves, and carved bargeboards and finials.
To R cross-wing has two 3-light transomed windows under hood moulds and overhanging
gable on carved brackets with finials. To L end single storey conservatory of
2 bays of pointed windows with timber tracery, pilasters between open work
quatrefoils in parapet with gabled corner piers. Either side of original centre
bay ridge chimne s of rectangular base and 2 or 3 diamond shafts. Similar at
R end of original part and between ranges in centre and at L end. Other side
has L half of rear range as 3 bays, centre bay originally projecting porch. R
half has 2 projecting wings, end one of 3 gabled bays, narrow centre one (on
other side this was original entrance front), other wing of one bay with large
quatre-foil in gable, at other end 2 1/2 storey cross-wing has attic window.
Similar windows and stacks. Interior has some early Gothic features, such as
fireplaces, doors with tracery and plaster mouldings. Buildings of England;
Penguin; Pevsner; 1966; p87.

Listing NGR: SP4065618772

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