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A Grade II Listed Building in Breamore, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.9597 / 50°57'34"N

Longitude: -1.7749 / 1°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 415906

OS Northings: 117828

OS Grid: SU159178

Mapcode National: GBR 52M.N36

Mapcode Global: FRA 765K.VRR

Entry Name: Merryfields

Listing Date: 13 February 1987

Last Amended: 25 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1179596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 143883

Location: Breamore, New Forest, Hampshire, SP6

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Breamore

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Breamore St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


6/47 Merryfield


House. C17 farmhouse on site of earlier house remodelled in early C18, with C19 and C20 additions and alteration. Originally timber framed but outer walls rebuilt in red brick (Flemish bond) in early C18. Thatched roof with decorative ridges and verges. Coped gables to main block, half hipped wing to rear, hipped roof to early C19 brick and cobb addition to right hand gable end wall. Two brick gable end stacks and a stack to rear. Eyebrow dormer at rear. Main block: two storeys and attic, rear wig: single storey and attic, C19 addition to a single storey.
A large C20 glazed sun room with slate added to rear of main block in the angle with the rear wing is not of special interest. Front: three bays with entrance doorway off centre to right; six panelled door with top panels glazed, a C20 rustic timber porch. Cement rendered plinth, raised two course storey band and eaves cornice. To either side of porch a flush three light timber casement with leaded lights, both under brick segmental arched heads. On first floor three 2-light timber framed casements with leaded lights. A 2-light casement in front wall of addition to right. The roof of C19 addition extends over verandah and supported on three timber posts. C20 bay window under rear end. The rear wing of brick painted white: Thin timber framing with brick noggin in the half gable. In the LH gable end wall of the main block a single first floor light casement to left and a blocked attic window to either side of stack.
Interior: Central passage and parallel stair on left, and open stud partition to right. Evidence of C17 framing but much altered. Rear wing of two bays with stop chamfered bridging beam and exposed joists. (Inglenook FPs).

Listing NGR: SU1590617828

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

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