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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1095030



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bransgore

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1964

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143564

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12/9 Hinton Admiral House 30.9.64 GV I Medium-sized country house. 1720 for Sir P Mews, remodelled after fire 1777, remodelled and enlarged by H E Peto in 1905. Brick, stone dressings, and ashlar to centre 3 bays, plain tile roof. Plan of 2 storey on raised basement, 7 bay main block, added, slightly lower, set-back, 3 bay wings at each end; from corners on entrance side, quadrant colonnades to 2 storey, 13 bay pavilion wings set at right angles, behind each a courtyard, one of just walls, other of low service buildings. Entrance front has wide flight of 8 steps in front of centre 3 bays. End 2 bays have 6-pane window in basement. Centre 3 bays ashlar faced with giant Composite pilasters and pediment. Large central 6-panel double doors under fanlight in architrave. Two bays each side and above arched-head sashes in architraves. End 2 bays have 12-pane sashes in architraves. 1st floor band right across. Moulded cornice and parapet each side of pediment. Behind tall hipped roof. Stacks each side of pediment. Added bays have full-height arched recess to centre bay containing large tripartite stone window and over 6-pane sash, and other bays have 1st floor 6-pane sashes. Cornice and parapet broken in centre by balustrade. In front of these bays, 7 arch quadrant colonnades, that to LH free- standing, that to RH has passage built behind with French windows in arches, running from corner of original house to corner of pavilion wings. Wings have arcaded ground floor, over 9-pane sashes and low parapet in front of hipped roof. Behind LH wing is service courtyard of C18 and C20 outbuildings, beyond are walled gardens (qv). Behind RH wing is Laundry courtyard of brick walls, one C17, stone piers and wrought-iron gates, and from house end of wing top-lit billiard room projection. That end of main house altered C20 when ground floor became ballroom; a full-height shallow bow was added with stone perron staircases up to it. Interior late C18, but much remodelled by H E Peto in early C18 style. Country Life: 1910; p494-8.

Listing NGR: SZ2088095966

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 21 May, (1910), 494-8

National Grid Reference: SZ 20853 95944


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