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Latitude: 51.3366 / 51°20'11"N
Longitude: -0.8004 / 0°48'1"W
OS Eastings: 483662
OS Northings: 160404
OS Grid: SU836604
Mapcode National: GBR D8R.2H1
Mapcode Global: VHDXH.2NQR
Plus Code: 9C3X85PX+JR
Entry Name: Willows
Listing Date: 18 October 2005
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1391467
English Heritage Legacy ID: 493185
Location: Yateley, Hart, Hampshire, GU17
Civil Parish: Yateley
Built-Up Area: Blackwater
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Darby Green St Barnabas
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
1687/0/10063 DARBY GREEN ROAD
House, formerly a farmhouse. C17 or earlier, remodelled in 1930s in vernacular revival style.
MATERIALS: Timber frame (both original house and extensions); red brick; tile hanging; clay tile roof.
PLAN: 2 storeys. Original house encased within C20 extensions; three bays with largest bay to S, one room deep. Lobby-entry plan form with coupled chimney stacks between S and central bays and a single stack on the N end gable (now enclosed within C20 extension. C20 extensions to N, E and W; cross gables to E and W sides. Entrance and staircase now in extension on E side.
EXTERIOR: Irregular composition of exposed timber framing infilled with brick nogging, some laid in herringbone pattern. Entrances to E and W elevation have C20 Tudor style doors with four centred arches and decorative iron hinges. Iron casement windows with rectangular leaded lights. Double-height transomed window to stair hall on E side. Pitched roofs with half hips to gables. Dormers to west side breaking through eaves.
INTERIOR: Sections of original outer walls and cross frames exposed at ground and first floor levels; square framing. Massive brick back-to-back chimney breasts between S and central rooms. End chimney breast of earlier building now incorporated within C20 extension. Stacks carry heavy spine beams bearing exposed joists. Roof not inspected; lower section of queen post truss visible below modern bedroom ceiling. Joinery mainly from C20 remodelling; oak Arts and Crafts style staircase with square newels; plank doors.
SUMMARY OF IMPORTANCE Of special interest as a C17 timber frame house retaining significant historic structure and plan form within later extensions.
HISTORY: Map evidence indicates that the house was a farmhouse until the 1930s.
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