Fountain Court

29 Aug 2007
Fountain Court, Bramshaw, New Forest, Hampshire, SO43 7JB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


Fountain Court

II Country house. 1916; probably by G. Kitchen, for Sir George Thursby. Painted brick, tile-hanging and some timber-framing. Clay plain tile hipped roof Brick axial stacks. PLAN : Long asymmetrical range with entrance-stairhall at centre of north west front, principal rooms on south garden front and service wing to north east. Domestic Revival style. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Asymmetrical NW entrance front; the roof is carried down at centre over porch between two hipped roof wings, the right with large timber mullion-transom stair window, close-studded timber-framing on first floor to left and right, and projecting hipped roof flanking wings, the right with timber gallery; service wing extending to left; small hipped dormers. SE garden front with two hipped roof wings, between which are two 2-storey square bay windows with tile-hung first floors and braced eaves; to the right a large 2-storey canted bay window with a hipped root; service wing set back on right with late C20 conservatory in the angle. SW end has two 2-storey square bay windows with 2-bay loggia between. The windows have heavy oak mullion-transom frames and leaded pane casements, and the plank doors and some of the windows have red tile relieving arches. INTERIOR: Plank doors with wrought-iron hinges, latches and locks. Open-well oak staircase with turned balusters and large square newels. Interior re-fitted late C20 with panelling, cupboards and chimneypieces.

Listing NGR: SU2683514697


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1342 IOE Records taken by Janet Matthews; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Janet Matthews. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Matthews, Janet

Rights Holder: Matthews, Janet


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