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Hinton Admiral House

A Grade I Listed Building in Bransgore, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.7627 / 50°45'45"N

Longitude: -1.7057 / 1°42'20"W

OS Eastings: 420853

OS Northings: 95944

OS Grid: SZ208959

Mapcode National: GBR 557.1L3

Mapcode Global: FRA 7792.C9J

Entry Name: Hinton Admiral House

Listing Date: 30 September 1964

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143564

Location: Bransgore, New Forest, Hampshire, BH23

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Bransgore

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Hinton Admiral St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


12/9 Hinton Admiral House

Medium-sized country house. 1720 for Sir P Mews, remodelled after fire 1777,
remodelled and enlarged by H E Peto in 1905. Brick, stone dressings, and ashlar
to centre 3 bays, plain tile roof. Plan of 2 storey on raised basement, 7 bay
main block, added, slightly lower, set-back, 3 bay wings at each end; from
corners on entrance side, quadrant colonnades to 2 storey, 13 bay pavilion wings
set at right angles, behind each a courtyard, one of just walls, other of low
service buildings. Entrance front has wide flight of 8 steps in front of centre
3 bays. End 2 bays have 6-pane window in basement. Centre 3 bays ashlar faced
with giant Composite pilasters and pediment. Large central 6-panel double doors
under fanlight in architrave. Two bays each side and above arched-head sashes in
architraves. End 2 bays have 12-pane sashes in architraves. 1st floor band right
across. Moulded cornice and parapet each side of pediment. Behind tall hipped
roof. Stacks each side of pediment. Added bays have full-height arched recess to
centre bay containing large tripartite stone window and over 6-pane sash, and
other bays have 1st floor 6-pane sashes. Cornice and parapet broken in centre by
balustrade. In front of these bays, 7 arch quadrant colonnades, that to LH free-
standing, that to RH has passage built behind with French windows in arches,
running from corner of original house to corner of pavilion wings. Wings have
arcaded ground floor, over 9-pane sashes and low parapet in front of hipped roof.
Behind LH wing is service courtyard of C18 and C20 outbuildings, beyond are walled
gardens (qv). Behind RH wing is Laundry courtyard of brick walls, one C17, stone
piers and wrought-iron gates, and from house end of wing top-lit billiard room
projection. That end of main house altered C20 when ground floor became ballroom;
a full-height shallow bow was added with stone perron staircases up to it.
Interior late C18, but much remodelled by H E Peto in early C18 style. Country
Life: 1910; p494-8.

Listing NGR: SZ2088095966

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