Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1095216

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1955

Statutory Address: THE GRANGE


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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


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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


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Legacy System number: 145178

Legacy System: LBS


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)
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 19 Hampshire,

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