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The Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1 / 52°5'59"N

Longitude: -1.2471 / 1°14'49"W

OS Eastings: 451672

OS Northings: 244893

OS Grid: SP516448

Mapcode National: GBR 8TW.9K3

Mapcode Global: VHCW3.BHL0

Plus Code: 9C4W3QX3+X5

Entry Name: The Hill

Listing Date: 14 October 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234500

Location: Thorpe Mandeville, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Thorpe Mandeville

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Mandeville St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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House. 1898-8. Built as hunting lodge for J. Hope Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak by
C.F.A. Voysey. Pebbledash walls, tile roof, pebbledash stacks. 2 storeys and
attic, 3 bays. Buttresses at angles and between 2 right bays. 2 storey porch in
second bay from left has doorway with stone lintel and studded plank door with
ornamental hinges. 9-light wood-mullioned window above with lights around 3
sides of porch. Small one-light casement windows on either side. 4-light bay
window to left with wood mullions, similar window in second bay from right.
5-light bay window to right. 4-light windows with wood mullions in right bay and
second bay from right on first floor. Hipped roof with wide eaves. 2 straight
headed dormers flanking stacks. Wall screening kitchen courtyard projects
between two right bays on main front. Pebbledash with tiled coping; 2 doorways
with arched heads and plank doors. Interior: Original fireplaces have been
removed and main staircase altered. Rear staircase, unaltered, has continuous
newel posts. Voyseys preliminary designs are preserved (R.I.B.A. London).
(D. Gebhard, Voysey, Los Angeles, 1975, p.26; Joanna Symonds Catalogue of the
Drawings of C.F.R. Voysey in the Collection of the Royal Institute of British
Architects, 197b, p.43).

Listing NGR: SP5167244893

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