Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1157769

Date first listed: 29-May-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Feb-1986



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County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley (District Authority)

Parish: Bossington

National Grid Reference: SU 32769 29679


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BOSSINGTON BOSSINGTON SU 32 NW 7/1 Pittleworth Manor House 29/5/57 (Formerly listed as Pittlenorth Manor) II* Manor house. C16 with C17 crosswings and side stack, encased C18 when range added to front between 2 wings, altered windows C19. Timber-frame with plaster infill core, brick some chequerwork, stack C17 brick, old plain tile roof. 2 storey, 4 bay C16 building with wide 2-bay deep wings added to end bays on front C17, probably in brick and side stack added to rear of upper bay, in late C18 narrow range added to front between wings and inner bay of wings reroofed to form 2 long ridges and small parallel roofs to front bays of wings, early C19 wings and much else refronted. Front symmetrical 2 storey and attic 7 narrow bays having 2 bay wings projecting a bay at each end. Central 4-panel door in solid frame under C20 Doric porch, all dark stained. Each side altered C18 leaded cross-window under Dutch arch, 3 similar on 1st floor under rubbed brick arches, centre one late C20 filling blocked opening. Toothed eaves. 2 hipped 2-light dormers on roof. Wings have on inner faces blocked opening under Dutch area with over cross-window under similar. Right wing has 2 similar with one over in centre, left has large cast iron window under Dutch arch with cross-window over. Wings half-hipped inwards to centre with stack at other end and hipped dormer on left wing. Inside, left bay of main range has C16 full height wall paintings on right and front facing wall. Walls are of timber- frame with stud and plaster infill all painted in ochre, vegetable dyes and oil paint. Painting of c1540 mostly painted over in 1580 when at top of wall, Parable of Lazarus written in couplets. Discovered in 1922 when some of the Jacobean panelling removed, this survives on other 2 walls along with carved chalk 4-centred arch fireplace to external side stack on rear wall.

Listing NGR: SU3276829675


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Legacy System number: 140598

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