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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: 1231749



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

County: Hampshire

District: Test Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Romsey

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 04-Dec-1972

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 406969

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CHURCH STREET 1. ------------- 1559 (East Side) Nos 37 & 39 (formerly listed as No 39) SU 3521 3/29 28.8.51.


2. Late C18. 3-storeys. Yellow stock brick. Slight central projection of 3 bays width crowned with pediment. Moulded wood cornice carried in full over pediment, and across pediment, without cyma. 5 square sash windows on 2nd floor. 5 windows (outer 4-panes wide) on 1st floor. On ground floor - 2 windows in central projection. 6-panel door to left hand. Central projection flanked by a 3-light window on each side with divisions of panelled pilasters ornamented with roundels in necking, and with delicate dentilled and moulded cornice. Each window set in segmental arched recess. The door has moulded frame with dentilled head rail, rectangular fanlight with double central oval and supporting scrolls, connected by delicate wreaths and small cast lead flowers, set in panelled reveal with architrave surround. Portico with columns and end pilasters, moulded frieze, fine dentilled cornice and broken moulded rectangular pediment with dentil cornice over; panelled reveals to pediment. The central projection has a wide stone landing across front with 3 steps the full length down to pavement. A 2-storey connection with a heavy coved cornice, of same brickwork and approximately the same height to right hand, leads to early C19 house (No 37) with main front facing entrance to Portersbridge Street, and has moulded string at 1st floor level, coved cornice and blocking course with hipped slate roof. The front is a symmetrical group with a slight central recess and a slightly recessed left hand part at corner of Church Street and Portersbridge Street. One window to left hand and to remainder. 3 windows on 1st floor with architrave surrounds, pulvinated friezes and small cornices. 2 arched windows on ground floor flanking central in deep recess with Ionic columns in antis carrying entablature over. The older building has very good proportion.

Nos 37 & 39 form a group with Nos 5 to 13 (odd) and Rydal House, Horse Fair.

Listing NGR: SU3516521365

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National Grid Reference: SU 35186 21376


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