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Telegraph House

A Grade II Listed Building in Binsted, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.167 / 51°10'1"N

Longitude: -0.8786 / 0°52'42"W

OS Eastings: 478505

OS Northings: 141461

OS Grid: SU785414

Mapcode National: GBR C98.LQZ

Mapcode Global: VHDY6.QXDR

Entry Name: Telegraph House

Listing Date: 14 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 142173

Location: Binsted, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU34

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Binsted

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Binsted Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


4/82 Telegraph House

14/09/73 II

House. 1829. Rougheast walls and slate roof. The building was erected as a
semaphore signalling station (Sir Home Riggs Popham system) on a line from
Chatley Heath, a station on the London to Portsmouth line, westwards towards
Plymouth. There is a central (almost square) 3-storeyed block with a flat roof,
and 2-storeyed (originally single-storeyed) north and south wings; west elevation
of 2.3.2, storeys. 1.1.1 windows. Plain walls, parapet with coping and moulded
cornice, 1st floor band to the centre, continuing (as original cornices) round
the wings, plain openings, plinth. Sashes in reveals. There is a single-
storeyed extension at the centre of the east side, of 1 window, with a plain
arched (south) doorway. A single-storeyed C20 wing extends from the north-east
corner, as a service wing and garage. The wings (upper part) have slate roofs.
Originally known as the River Hill Station.

Listing NGR: SU7850641459

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