THE GRANGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1095216
Date first listed:
05-Dec-1955
Statutory Address:
THE GRANGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GRANGE

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Winchester (District Authority)
Parish:
Northington
National Grid Reference:
SU 56221 36154

Details

SU 53 NE NORTHINGTON NORTHINGTON Grange Park 6/9 5.12.55 The Grange

I Country house. 1670-3 by William Samwell for Sir Robert Henley, encased and remodelled 1804 - 9 by William Wilkins for Henry Drummond, added to, 1817 by Sir Robert Smirke, 1823-5 and 1852 by C R Cockerell, 1868-70 by John Cox, for Sir Francis Baring, later Lord Ashburton and his descendants, shell and roof restored by DoE 1980-82. Brick with stone dressings, encased in stucco, roof slate. Originally 9 bay sides with projecting centre 3 and end bays, and 7 bay ends with projecting centre 3 bays and blind end bays, 2 storeys and attic on raised basement. W Front revealed by demolition of additions and restored by DoE. Wilkins work important early example of Greek Revival. He encased existing house to create 9 bay sides with giant pilasters, pro- jecting centre 3 bays with 4 square piers, and massive entablature, with wreaths in frieze, to hide attic and roof. To E end he added a large Greek Doric portico, 6 columns wide and 2 deep, overlooking falling ground to the lake. The basement was concealed by a massive stucco, with stone coping, podium on E and S sides and raised ground on other sides. Most of the addi- tions have gone except for Cockerell's conservatory (q.v.) and Cox's 2nd floor windows inserted in frieze. The house stands on a promontory over- looking the lake, landscaped by Robert Adam, with the remains of terraces to the S and E and with wide views over the wooded park. A Scheduled Ancient Monument, now in DoE guardianship. 10 days to Save the Grange; SAVE: 1979. The Grange, Hampshire; John Redmill; Country Life; May 8 and May 15, 1975. Buildings of England, Hampshire; Pevsner; 1967; P.258-9.

Listing NGR: SU5627137326

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
145178
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ten days to Save the Grange, (1979)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, (1967), 258-9
Redmill, J, The Grange Hampshire
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1975)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 19 Hampshire,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/02365/01
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