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Huish House

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Basing and Lychpit, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2582 / 51°15'29"N

Longitude: -1.0374 / 1°2'14"W

OS Eastings: 467269

OS Northings: 151442

OS Grid: SU672514

Mapcode National: GBR B6R.2JR

Mapcode Global: VHD08.YMYV

Plus Code: 9C3W7X57+73

Entry Name: Huish House

Listing Date: 5 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468709

Location: Old Basing and Lychpit, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG24

County: Hampshire

Civil Parish: Old Basing and Lychpit

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Newnham with Nateley Scures with Mapledurwell with Up Nately with Greywell

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

SU 65 SE

Huish House


House. 1909, for the Westray family. Architect not known. English bond red brick ground storey and applied timber-framing above with tension-braces and rendered panels; rock-faced stone window arches and doorway. Clay plain tile roof with half-hipped gables. Brick axial stacks with red terracotta moulded shafts. STYLE: Domestic Revival. PLAN: long range with short cross-wings at either end. Double-depth plan with entrance lobby to right of centre into an axial stairhall and with principal rooms behind on the garden front. Service rooms at left [SE] end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Asymmetrical NE entrance front with half-hipped gabled wing to right and slightly projecting half-hipped wing to left of centre, with 2-storey brick porch between rising above low eaves with splayed stone doorway with segmental arch and bowed timber oriel over on shaped bracket. Flat-roof dormers between. Wooden mullion-transom windows with iron-frame casements with leaded panes. SW garden front is symmetrical but for dormers on right and French casement on left; projecting half-hipped end bays and overhanging eaves at centre. INTERIOR: very little altered and retains most of its original fine features, including good chimney-pieces, some with Delft tiles, an inglenook, panelling, plate-rails, screens, plasterwork, fine staircase with Jacobean style strapwork balustrade similar to balustrade to the drawing room steps, door to dining room with integral hatch and glazed tiles in larder and to kitchen fireplace.

Listing NGR: SU6726951442

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

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