History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Grange

A Grade I Listed Building in Northington, Hampshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.1219 / 51°7'18"N

Longitude: -1.1981 / 1°11'53"W

OS Eastings: 456221

OS Northings: 136155

OS Grid: SU562361

Mapcode National: GBR 96R.PWG

Mapcode Global: VHD0Z.52Z8

Plus Code: 9C3W4RC2+QQ

Entry Name: The Grange

Listing Date: 5 December 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 145178

Location: The Grange, Northington, Winchester, Hampshire, SO24

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Civil Parish: Northington

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Northington with Swarraton St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

Tagged with: English country house

Find accommodation in


Grange Park
5.12.55 The Grange


Country house. 1670-3 by William Samwell for Sir Robert Henley, encased and remodelled
1804 - 9 by William Wilkins for Henry Drummond, added to, 1817 by Sir
Robert Smirke, 1823-5 and 1852 by C R Cockerell, 1868-70 by John Cox, for
Sir Francis Baring, later Lord Ashburton and his descendants, shell and
roof restored by DoE 1980-82. Brick with stone dressings, encased in stucco,
roof slate. Originally 9 bay sides with projecting centre 3 and end bays,
and 7 bay ends with projecting centre 3 bays and blind end bays, 2 storeys
and attic on raised basement. W Front revealed by demolition of additions
and restored by DoE. Wilkins work important early example of Greek Revival.
He encased existing house to create 9 bay sides with giant pilasters, pro-
jecting centre 3 bays with 4 square piers, and massive entablature, with
wreaths in frieze, to hide attic and roof. To E end he added a large Greek
Doric portico, 6 columns wide and 2 deep, overlooking falling ground to the
lake. The basement was concealed by a massive stucco, with stone coping,
podium on E and S sides and raised ground on other sides. Most of the addi-
tions have gone except for Cockerell's conservatory (q.v.) and Cox's 2nd
floor windows inserted in frieze. The house stands on a promontory over-
looking the lake, landscaped by Robert Adam, with the remains of terraces
to the S and E and with wide views over the wooded park. A Scheduled
Ancient Monument, now in DoE guardianship. 10 days to Save the Grange; SAVE:
1979. The Grange, Hampshire; John Redmill; Country Life; May 8 and May 15,
1975. Buildings of England, Hampshire; Pevsner; 1967; P.258-9.

Listing NGR: SU5627137326

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.