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Old Alresford Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Old Alresford, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.1001 / 51°6'0"N

Longitude: -1.161 / 1°9'39"W

OS Eastings: 458840

OS Northings: 133758

OS Grid: SU588337

Mapcode National: GBR 970.TJJ

Mapcode Global: VHD0Z.TMK0

Entry Name: Old Alresford Place

Listing Date: 16 November 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302525

English Heritage Legacy ID: 145198

Location: Old Alresford, Winchester, Hampshire, SO24

County: Hampshire

District: Winchester

Civil Parish: Old Alresford

Built-Up Area: Old Alresford

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Old Alresford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


8/39 Old Alresford


Rectory, now Diocesan Centre. Circa 1740 for Dr John Headley, rector. Brick
with old plain tile roof. Original 5 by 3 bay building with similar block
added to rear circa 1817 and door moved to centre bay of end of original
block and mid C19 service wings added. Front 2½ storeys, 5 bays with central
bay, and giant pilaster at ends, of blue brick with red brick dressings.
Door replaced by sash with stone console brackets either side supporting
stone slab porch roof. Sashes all 18-pane with louvred stone sills, blind
boxes, lowered and rubbed brick arches. Moulded brick 1st floor string
course and 5 12-pane sashes with blind boxes, rubbed brick arches and stone
cills. Central window in raised panel with blind opening below, pilasters
either side supporting elliptical rubbed brick arch. Moulded 2nd floor
string course. 5 9-pane fixed windows, with blind boxes and rubbed brick
arches. Moulded, toothed brick cornice and parapet with stone coping.
Inside on ground floor at front large drawing room of 1817 with contempor-
ary fireplace, plaster decoration to walls, with bracketed cornice and Ionic
screen dividing off third of room. Plainer staircase hall has domed glass
cupola, Other rooms have C18 fittings.

Listing NGR: SU5876034222

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

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