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Shawford House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Twyford, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0212 / 51°1'16"N

Longitude: -1.3237 / 1°19'25"W

OS Eastings: 447531

OS Northings: 124868

OS Grid: SU475248

Mapcode National: GBR 86F.VJ6

Mapcode Global: FRA 863F.43J

Entry Name: Shawford House

Listing Date: 5 December 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1095710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 146005

Location: Twyford, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Civil Parish: Twyford

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Twyford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

This List Entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 20/04/2016


11/3 Shawford House
5/12/55 (formerly listed under General)

Middle sized country house. 1685 on tablet, altered and extended 1911-3
by - Jewell and repaired internally after fire c1970. Ashlar stone and
brick stacks, old plain tile roofs. Late C17 house of 7 bays with end
2 bays projecting forward on one side and centre 3 bays on other, C18
additions to left end of entrance front with further service buildings by
Jewell and ballroom wing projecting forward from right end. Entrance front
2 storey and attic, on raised plinth, 7 bay with end 2 bays projecting a
bay. Between end bays single storey infill of C20, above 5 stone steps
double doors in architrave with plain pilasters supporting console brackets
with segmental pediment on. Narrow 8-pane sashes each side and balustrade
over. On 1st floor of centre bays round-headed 12-pane sashes each side of
square one. In wings 12-pane sashes, 1st floor string course with bullseye
window in centre just above, and slight architraves around all openings.
Coved timber eaves cornice. Roof hipped with 2 3-light hipped dormers in
centre and one on each wing. End stacks. To right and in front added
ballroom of 1½ storeys, 5 bays with 1 storey quadrant link, running into
5 bay Doric loggia along side of ballroom. Ballroom very Edwardian, well
designed. Garden front 2 storey and attic, 7 bay, centre 3 projecting.
Raised plinth rusticated quoins. Central doorway above 3 steps. Half-
glazed double doors in slightly lugged architrave with pediment over, cutting
1st floor string. Each side in architrave 2-light casement. 11 12-pane
sashes in architraves. Above string between side bays bullseye with wrought
iron screen. Coved timber eaves. Roof hipped and overhanging centre bays.
3 3-light hip-roofed dormers. Ridge stacks each side of centre bays and
end stacks. To left low 2 storey, 5 bay stone addition running on to wall
of service courtyard by J. D. Coleridge in 1908.
Interior damaged by fire in 1960s. In dining room C16 chimneypiece,
and C17 panelling. In library mid-C18 chimneypiece of
marble with timber mantle.

Listing NGR: SU4752724866

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

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