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Love's Charity

A Grade II Listed Building in Petersfield, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0259 / 51°1'33"N

Longitude: -0.9972 / 0°59'49"W

OS Eastings: 470424

OS Northings: 125646

OS Grid: SU704256

Mapcode National: GBR B9J.LQ3

Mapcode Global: FRA 86SD.RBD

Plus Code: 9C3X22G3+94

Entry Name: Love's Charity

Listing Date: 16 March 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1094462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143151

Location: Froxfield and Privett, East Hampshire, Hampshire, GU32

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

Civil Parish: Froxfield and Privett

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Froxfield St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

SU 72 NW
9/33 Love's Charity
The school opened 29.9.1734, founded from the will (1721) of Robert Love, of Basing
Park, who left £1000 (later augmented by £300); now a house, following the absorp-
tion of the charity by the Charity commissioners in 1875, and the construction of a
new school, by Sir A Blomfield, at High cross in 1875. Red brick walls in Flemish
bond, plinth. Tiled roof, hipped, with catslide at rear, and 2 hipped dormers.
Symmetrical south front of 2 storeys and attic, 5 windows. Mullion and transom
windows with leaded lights. The doorway has a plain frame, enclosing 2 fanlight
leaded lights, and boarded door, beneath a moulded canopy, with panelled soffit, on
carved brackets. Stone panel above the door inscribed 'THE GIFT OF ROBERT LOVE
ESQ 1733'. Interior has old oak staircase. Minor C20 additions, including a
garage forward of the west end.

Listing NGR: SU7041125580

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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