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Southleigh Park, Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Emsworth, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.8673 / 50°52'2"N

Longitude: -0.9535 / 0°57'12"W

OS Eastings: 473737

OS Northings: 108059

OS Grid: SU737080

Mapcode National: GBR CDT.KQT

Mapcode Global: FRA 86WT.4BJ

Entry Name: Southleigh Park, Lodge

Listing Date: 6 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135400

Location: Havant, Hampshire, PO9

County: Hampshire

Electoral Ward/Division: Emsworth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Warblington St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-



4/15 Southleigh Park, House


the entry shall be amended to read:-


4/15 Southleigh Park, House
(excluding attached
1983 corridor and
office building)


Country House (now a commercial establishment). Mid C19 with C20
alterations. Coursed, knapped, flint with flint galleting. Hipped
Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 7x3 bays, facing south with 5-bay west-
east wing and 2-bay link projecting from rear left corner. South
(garden) elevation: arranged 1:6 bays, the 6-bay section defined by
pilasters butresses which rise as turrets, and with central 2-bay bow
with flanking corbelled circular turrets. Pale-grey flint
"hoodmoulds", parapet band, and vertical bands to butresses. Embattled
parapet and turrets; the parapet to bow and its flanking turrets
reduced in height by approx 1 metre in 1983. Square headed, wooden,
mullioned and transomed windows with foiled glazing bars to upper
lights; set in reveals with dentilled heads, the soffits comprising
iron plates which have decorative panels filled by flint shards.
Windows of 4 lights to ground floor of bay 1 and bow, otherwise of 2-
lights; on ground floor tall, and mostly with French windows. Tall
chimney stacks with coupled shafts, chamfered plinths and embattled
caps.Right return (entrance elevation): lower added bay on right.
Across original elevation is single-storeyed 3-bay embattled porch.
The entrance on right has raised pilasters; heavy moulded wooden
console brackets supporting hood; replacement small-paned glazed
double door; on left, two tall replacement windows with small-paned
glazing. Inserted window to 1st floor. Left return (west elevation):
the 2 right-handed bays project, that on the left, canted, with
windows of 2 and 4 lights to ground floor. The left-hand bay has
ground-floor canted bay with french windows and flat roof forming 1st
floor balcony with access from canted bay window with French windows.
On left, stepped link to wing has door which led into former
conservatory which ran alongside the wing. Only the decorative tile
border to the floor paving, and the chamfered dwarf brick walls of the
conservatory survive. The wing has central 3 bays projecting slightly
with French windows on ground floor, corbelled corner turrets, and
parapet stepping up at centre. Left bay is blind. The ground-floor
windows have pointed arched glazing bars to upper lights. At rear left
of main block, leading from back door, is a 1983 brick and glass
corridor (not included in listing), linking main block to Clock Tower
building (q.v.) and to 1983 brick and glass office building (not
included in listing).Interior: Entrance porch; entrance leads into
circular vestibule with floor of black and white polished stone set
in radial pattern. Double door, into house, has cusped panels, etched
glass, and foiled overlights. Entrance hall has stone flag floor;
quasi-marble Ioinc columns; and tongue and dart cornices. Principal
stair is open well with stone treads and replacement balustrade. The
principal rooms were refurbished 1930's after fire damage, but
original doors, reveals and window shutters remain. Billiard Room
(rear left corner) retains wood-block floor; coloured glass to upper
lights of windows; compartmental ceiling with decorative bosses; and
cornice with shields and floral boses. Service stair has wooden
handrail with spiral curtail; stick balusters; columnar newels;
moulded tread ends; panelled cupboards at base possibly original. Back
doorway retains radial glazing bars to fanlight. 1st floor much
reordered during the 1970's office conversion but small sections of
original well-moulded cornices survive and in the room above the
Billiard Room there are similarly moulded skirting boards and
architraves with floral corner panels.

The clock in the Clock Tower building is dated 1840. and this could
well be the date of the house as well.


Listing NGR: SU7373608059

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

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